Police in Monona, Wisconsin, arrested three people from Chile for retail theft and forgery, while a fourth member of the group fled the scene and remains at large. Police Chief Walter Ostrenga said that at 6:30 PM August 28, officers responded to Kohl’s for a reported retail theft in progress involving four subjects. The loss prevention agent observed two of the suspects leave the store, enter a vehicle in the parking lot, and then return to the store.
As officers made contact with three of the subjects, a fourth person fled out of the store. Described as a male Hispanic wearing a black hat, sunglasses and a white button-up shirt, he was last seen running westbound through the parking lot.
An investigation revealed the suspects had stolen several items and had unsuccessfully tried to purchase more than $4,000 in jewelry with a stolen Kohl’s credit card.
The subjects were in possession of numerous gift cards valued at several thousand dollars. A search of the vehicle in the parking lot recovered new merchandise in excess of an estimated $40,000. The merchandise included… The Herald-Independent