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Four people arrested after theft from Walmart in Carbonear


On Tuesday the RCMP responded to a report of shoplifting at Walmart in Carbonear.


Police received a report that several men left the store without paying for various merchandise valued at $700-800 and departed in a blue Jeep.


The vehicle was located minutes later on the Veterans Memorial Highway heading towards the Trans-Canada Highway.


The four occupants of the vehicle were arrested, the vehicle was searched and the stolen property was recovered. In addition, stolen merchandise from another business was located inside the vehicle.


The stolen property will be returned to its rightful owners.


The men were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court at a later date to answer to charges of theft under $5000.00 and possession of property obtained by crime.


One man is also facing a charge of possession of a controlled drug.


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