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Shoplifting Arrest
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By Major Shawn Kimmitz
March 9, 2022

A skip scanner was arrested yesterday and found to be wanted in another jurisdiction.

On March 8 at 4:56 p.m. Deputy C.J. Sacke and Deputy B.E. Vaughn responded to the Walmart at 125 Washington Square Plaza for a shoplifting. The investigation revealed Ashton Brooks, 33, of Fredericksburg had paid $29.66 for $223.55 worth of merchandise. Surveillance footage showed him scan one item, but place multiple items into shopping bags.

Brooks was arrested for the shoplifting and found to be wanted on a Capias from King George County. He was held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail on a $500 bond.

If anyone needs assistance in purchasing food, Stafford County Social Services has resources available. You can visit their website at Social Services Food Assistance.

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