One Adult, Two Juveniles Arrested for Shoplifting
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Elmer Carmona (39) of Jersey City, along with two juveniles, for allegedly shoplifting at the Target store, located on Route 46 on March 4, 2012. The identities of the juveniles are being withheld due to their ages.
The Fairfield Police Department was contacted by Target security at approximately 8:17 P.M. and advised that it appeared that three individuals were actively engaged in shoplifting. Officers Nyhuis, Hlubik, McGrory and Chabay were dispatched to the store. Working in conjunction with Target security, the three individuals were taken into custody when two allegedly walked out of the store with merchandise. The items that were allegedly stolen included clothing items and Monster I-Beat ear phones. The total value of the stolen items was approximately $220.00
Carmona was charged with shoplifting, conspiracy to commit shoplifting, possession of burglar’s tools and two counts of using a juvenile to commit a crime. At press time, he was being held in lieu of bail with a March 14, 2012 court appearance date in Superior Court in Essex County. The two juveniles were each charged with shoplifting and conspiracy to commit shoplifting. They were later released into the custody of a guardian. (It should be noted that the charges against all three are merely allegations and that they are innocent until proven guilty)
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