On Thursday, Alexandria Police arrested 26-year-old Ivan Jones of Alexandria; he is charged with Felony Theft over $500.
Police were called to JC Penney’s on Masonic Drive Thursday afternoon in reference to a shoplifter in custody. When officers arrived, they found that Jones was detained by the stores Loss Prevention Officer.
According the the press release, Jones was seen taking a man’s suit and concealing it in a shopping bag. He then attempt to leave without paying. The investigation by officers found that Jones was wearing a suit that was also stolen from JC Penney’s.
Jones was arrested and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center.
- KLAX ABC 31 News, May 31, 2013