Police catch accused shoplifter from Price Chopper

MALTA, N.Y. — State Police in Malta arrested a man who they say stole multiple items from a Price Chopper on eight different occasions.

59-year-old Derrick Jackson of Wynantskill is accused of stealing from the Malta Price Chopper on separate incidents dating back to July 28th, 2014.

Police say Jackson is accused of stealing five 12 packs of Heineken, a thermometer, two cucumbers and one bottle of Pepsi.

Jackson is employed by a vendor who performs maintenance at the Kendall Way plaza.

Subsequent to Jackson’s arrest, he was also found to be in possession of a marijuana cigarette.

Jackson was issued appearance tickets returnable in Malta court for petit larceny and marijuana possession.


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