Trio Charged in Alleged Theft at Retailer

Three Maryland residents face multiple charges in connection with a theft scheme allegedly conducted at the Walmart in Mount Airy.

William L. Campbell III, 39, of the unit block of Stoneway Place in Nottingham was charged with one count each of false statement to a peace officer, violation of a state of emergency, theft scheme between $100 to $1,500 and theft between $100 to $1,500, according to online court records. Campbell is held in default of $3,000 bail set as of April 10.

According to charging documents, police responded to report of theft at the Walmart in Mount Airy on April 8. The manager told police there were four individuals who split into groups of two, wearing neon vests. Police saw and stopped Jacobson wearing an orange vest and carrying a plastic tote out of the store, followed by Campbell wearing a neon yellow vest.

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The assistant store manager said Jacobson walked passed the points of sale without paying for the plastic tote, inside of which were several electronic items ,including two Braun electric razors, totaling $1,380.87, according to charging documents. Police arrested him… Carroll County Times

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