Waynesboro Man Faces Felony Charges in Walmart Thefts

Waynesboro Man Faces Felony Charges in Walmart Thefts

Washington Township Police said they filed charges against William Rook, 45, on Wednesday. He's charged with a felony count of retail theft for stealing merchandise valued at $1,872.33 over the course of 24 incidents, officers say.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. - A Waynesboro man is facing felony charges following a string of thefts from a local Walmart in Franklin County. 

Washington Township Police said they filed charges against William Rook, 45, on Wednesday. He's charged with a felony count of retail theft for stealing merchandise valued at $1,872.33 over the course of 24 incidents, officers say. 

Earlier this year in March 2014, a caller reported to police of an ongoing retail theft scheme at Walmart-Rouzerville along Washington Township Blvd. that had been occurring since October 21, 2013. 

The caller reported Rock would go to the self check out, and scan a small number of items, cover the unscanned items with bags, and leave the store without paying for all of the merchandise. 

After completing an investigation, Rook was subsequently arrested. 
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