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Newark Man Charged with Stealing Over $1100 Worth of Items from Home Depot in Bloomfield

By rlsmetro on

Police in Bloomfield took a Newark resident into custody then charged him with stealing multiple items from a business in the township. 

According to authorities, officers responded to 60 Orange Street (Home Depot) on a report of shoplifting.

Police said the store’s loss prevention employee observed Mr. Luis Lopez, 30, Newark, load numerous store items into a shopping cart, walk past all points of sale, and left the store without paying.

Police said the total value of merchandise stolen was $1,138.00.

Patrol officers observed Mr. Lopez running from the store on Hill Street, where he was then arrested without further incident.

He was charged with shoplifting and now has a pending court date.