Norton Suspect Arrested for Shoplifting
The Rhode Island State Police announced the arrest Thursday morning.
Three Massachusetts people, including one from Norton, face shoplifting charges following their arrest by Rhode Island State Police on Wednesday afternoon.
Col. Steven O'Donnell announced that Stephen Benson, 28, of 69 E. Main St., Norton; Laurabeth Degirolamo, 31, of 152 Broadway, Taunton; and Jeffrey Hesketh, 37, of 11 Eastern Ave., Hyde Park, each face one misdemeanor count of larceny.
State troopers saw a car matching the description provided by the local officers, and followed it on I-295 north to Route 99 before stopping the car and arresting the three suspects. They were brought to the Adult Correctional Institutions, Cranston, to await arraignment hearings scheduled for this morning.
O'Donnell said officers recovered the merchandise that was reported stolen from the store.