Man Facing Charges for Stealing Money From Wallet Left at Pharmacy
Court documents indicate the Clarion-based State Police filed criminal charges against 37-year-old Benjamin Michael Goodrow, of Ridgway.
According to a criminal compliant, around 3:30 p.m. on January 2, a known woman reported a theft to the Clarion-based State Police.
The woman told police she had left her wallet on the counter in the pharmacy department at the Clarion Walmart store in Monroe Township, and after recovering the wallet, she realized that approximately $65.00 was missing.
Trooper Beers of the Clarion-based State Police then spoke with the Loss Prevention team at the store and was able to view video footage from the pharmacy department.
According to the complaint, in the video Benjamin Goodrow was seen concealing the wallet and removing it from the counter. He then left the pharmacy department, walked out of the store, came back inside and dropped the wallet in a different area of the store.
The following charges were filed through Magisterial District Judge Timothy P. Schill’s office on Thursday, February 13:
– Theft By Unlawful Taking-Movable Property, Misdemeanor 2
– Theft Property Lost Etc By Mistake, Misdemeanor 2
Goodrow is awaiting a preliminary hearing.
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