An undercover Grove City police officer sat patiently in a retail giant's parking lot as his partner tracked a suspected shoplifter inside the store. The officer's patience paid off. CrimeTracker 10 was there when police charged a man with theft for walking out of the store with more than $100 worth off stolen fishing poles in his shopping cart. The man admitted to CrimeTracker 10 he planned to return the poles at another store. Police said Zachary Hiles, 26, was caught on a surveillance camera when he walked out of a Grove City Kroger store with $170 worth of energy drinks. Police said Hiles is known to officers. A search of court records revealed police have charged Hiles with theft more than half-dozen times since 2017. Police taking part in...
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Grove City police cracking down on retail theft