Man Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Take More Than $1,000 in Items from Pierre Store



PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was arrested yesterday after authorities say he tried to take more than $1,000 in merchandise from Pierre’s Walmart store.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called Thursday evening about 6:00 p.m. to the report that someone was trying to leave with a shopping cart that was full of merchandise.  The cart held miscellaneous items and Blemaster says the value of the items totaled $1,001.59.  Arrested was 26-year-old Abdi Mohamed, who listed his address as Pierre.  He was taken into custody for Grand Theft-Over $1,000.  Mohamed was taken to the Hughes County Jail.

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