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Suspects Steal 200 Cases of Beer worth $3,000 from Fenton Store

The following arrest information was supplied by the Fenton Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Suspects have stolen as many as 200 cases of beer worth more than $3,000 from the Fenton Walmart, according to police.

Fenton Police Chief Rick Aro said that store security reported the thefts on Dec. 14 and told police two suspects had come into the store on several dates and took cases of Budweiser and Bud Light. Aro said security officials believe a second suspect has taken additional items from the store.

Aro said the beer thief has been identified and the investigation is ongoing.

Missing ring

Fenton Police are investigating a case involving a missing wedding ring.

A fast food manager, who works on the 3000 block of Owen Road, told police on Dec. 15 that during her shift on Dec. 3, she walked into her office and found one of her employees standing holding her wallet. Aro said the manager told police the employee made an excuse for being in the office. The manager later found that her ½ carat princess cut solitaire wedding ring worth $1,500 was missing from her wallet. She told police the employee quit a few days after the incident.

Police are continuing the investigation and plan to contact the former employee.

Retail fraud

Fenton Police arrested two Detroit women on retail fraud charges after store security officials said they exited the store with carts full of items without paying for them.

Aro said Target officials received a call from Detroit Target employees about two suspects being involved in several thefts. Fenton store officials identified the woman when they entered the store and Fenton Police confronted them when they left the store. Aro said the woman were arrested and later admitted to the thefts of items totaling more than $1,200.

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