Duo Accused Of Stealing Thousands In Merchandise after Chase

Antoine Whitney, 28, and Shakur Smikle, 18, both of Brooklyn, were arrested on Sunday, November 17, by Greenwich Police after an officer saw the two in a vehicle with others who walked into the business and exited running carrying baskets of items, Greenwich Police said.

According to police, Whitney, who the driver of the vehicle, attempted to leave the scene after being told to stop by officers. He was then stopped by a marked patrol vehicle and backed up unsafely through a stop sign, police said.

Inside his vehicle, police found suspected marijuana and very strong magnets used by shoplifters to bypass security devices, police said. Smikle, one of three who fled on foot, was arrested a short distance away… Daily Voice

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