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Newark Man Found Pushing Cart Filled with Stolen Merchandise On Bloomfield Avenue from Home Depot


Police in Bloomfield has announced that they have arrested a Newark resident wanted for shoplifting multiple items from the Home Depot in the Township. 

According to police, detectives observed a male walking on Bloomfield Avenue pushing a Home Depot shopping cart filled with various items that were not in bags. 

Police said that due to the high volume of thefts at Home Depot, a stop was made and the male was unable to produce a receipt for the items and could not state how he paid for them. 

A further investigation revealed that the male, identified as Mr. Marcus Peay, had two outstanding warrants from other jurisdictions. 

Police said Peay was also found to be in possession of credit cards, vehicle registrations, cell phones and key fobs not belonging to him. 

Mr. Peay was transported to Bloomfield Police Headquarters to be processed accordingly.