During the sting, retailers and loss prevention employees use an app to contact police when they see someone shoplifting. Police respond quickly so they can arrest the shoplifter as they exit the store and get to their car.
Over a five day operation spanning from LMPD’s 7th and 8th divisions and St. Matthews, police arrested 57 people. They served 19 warrants and recovered more than $10,000 in stolen property. They also seized various drugs and tools to take tags off merchandise. Police said they tend to arrest people for shoplifting who… WAVE3 News