Salisbury Walmart Shoplifting Roundup Results In Over 20 Charged

SALISBURY, N.C. — The Salisbury Police Department in partnership with Walmart Inc, started a three month anti-shoplifting campaign to help reduce theft.

In May, through the program 27 people were charged after they attempted to shoplift items which varied from make-up to electronics.

In addition to the individuals charged during the month of May, the Salisbury Police Department obtained additional charges for eight individuals who been trespassed from Walmart prior to the start of the campaign. According to police, the eight individuals were charged with one count of felony breaking and/or entering for the purpose of committing larceny and one count of felony larceny.

These individuals have either already been arrested for the additional crimes or they have outstanding warrants.