Man arrested for 55th time for taking items including soap, cane

April 16, 2013

A 64-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for the 55th time after trying to steal various odds and ends at Walgreens, 2275 N. Mayfair Road, at 8:01 p.m. April 8.

According to the Wauwatosa police report:

The man was seen trying to conceal 23 items in his coat. The items included a walking cane, medication, lotion, soap, batteries, key chains and razors.

When arrested, he gave police a false name that immediately showed up as a known alias for him.

He admitted that he comes to that Walgreens specifically to steal and he sells the items for whatever he can get to pay for his medication.


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