Brooklyn Man Transforms From Shoplifter Of Alcohol To Street Vender

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Colonial Regional Police say a man from Brooklyn stole a bottle of liquor from a store and tried to sell it for $40 on the street. The man entered a liquor store in Lower Nazareth Township wearing a reflective work vest, stuck a bottle of alcohol in his waistband and exited the store, according to the report.

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Other customers shopping in the store alerted the manager who called police to report the theft. When police arrived at the scene, they obtained video surveillance that showed the man stealing the bottle of liquor.

Police observed a man fitting the description of the shoplifter sitting in a vehicle in a nearby parking lot. When officers approached the suspect, he refused to comply with commands and reached under his shirt, prompting them to take action. Officers recovered a crack pipe from the man’s waistband during a body search.

The suspect identified as 35-year-old Osiris N. Mosely had a prior history of shoplifting. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and retail theft. He is being held at Northampton County Prison on a $15,000 bail.

October 10, 2017 |

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