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Shoplifting case leads to domestic battery arrest

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Ronnie Gentry Jr. (Courtesy LaPorte Police Dept.) Ronnie Gentry Jr. (Courtesy LaPorte Police Dept.)

What started as a simple shoplifting report turned into an abuse arrest in LaPorte.

Police say they were called out to a Walmart on the 300 block of Boyd Blvd. Sunday night after security saw a man hiding two baseball caps inside his coat and then walking out of the store.

The suspect, Ronnie Gentry, Jr., was taken into custody on a Theft charge. Police say he was also wanted for a warrant for Domestic Battery out of Porter County.

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