Memphis man caught stealing steaks and clothes from Walmart

51-year-old Tony Mosby was charged with theft of property in the form of multiple steaks and a shirt at a Memphis Walmart. The total of the items stolen was estimated to be nearly $75.

On May 30th, Officers Sharman and Tate were dispatched to the Walmart located at 6727 Raleigh Lagrange Rd in response to the crime of shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers met with Don Blair, a loss prevention officer at the grocery store. Blair informed officers that he noticed a man on video surveillance hide multiple packages of steak as well as clothes in his waistband and shirt.

Tony Mosby (SCSO)
Tony Mosby (SCSO)

Blair was stated to have confronted the thief at the point of sale, finding the steaks and clothes in his waist band. The man, who was later identified by law enforcement as Tony Mosby, was caught with two porterhouse steaks valued at $28.02, two t-bone steaks estimated at $23.40 and clothing, namely a pair of shorts and a shirt, priced at $22.16. The total value of the items potentially stolen was placed at $73.58. Said items were returned to Walmart and Mosby was taken into custody for shoplifting.

Tony Mosby was arrested and charged with theft of property. His bond was set at $100.

On June 1st, he was found guilty in court for the aforementioned charge. His incarceration was for three days in local confinement at the Shelby County Department of Corrections.

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