Grafton police arrest four following Target theft
GRAFTON (WITI) — Four people were arrested by Grafton police Sunday, September 22nd in connection with a theft that occurred at a Target Store located at 1250 N. Port Washington Road in the Village of Grafton.
According to authorities, Grafton police responded to the Target store at approximately 3:44 p.m. for a theft in progress. Information from Loss Prevention indicated that he suspects were repeat offenders.
Upon arrival, officers observed one of the suspects place tape over the license plate of their vehicle, which was parked in the Target parking lot.
For officer safety, a high-risk traffic stop was conducted of the vehicle and the suspects were taken into custody.
It is estimated that approximately $900 in merchandise was taken on September 22nd alone. Police say Heroin and other drug paraphernalia was located within the vehicle.
A followup investigation reveals that the suspects were involved in thefts from that same Target store on August 31st, September 18th and September 22nd. Police say the suspects are suspected in more thefts from Target stores regionally.
All four suspects were arrested and numerous charges are pending on these suspects.