A Corbin man is facing a felony shoplifting charge after Williamsburg Police say he fled the Williamsburg Walmart with more than $500 worth of “Magic: The Gathering” playing cards Saturday afternoon.
Shayne Carl, 30, was arrested Saturday afternoon after officers located him in a vehicle less than one mile from the store.
Officials with the police department stated the officers were contacted at approximately 2:50 p.m. by Walmart loss prevention who reported a male was shoplifting inside the store.
“While en route to the scene, the suspect fled in a gold Nissan Altima,” officials stated, adding that police stopped the vehicle near Exit 15.
Car was charged with theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500 or more but less than $10,000 – shoplifting, third–degree criminal trespassing, and assorted traffic offenses.
He was lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.