Return trip to Walmart lands man in jail


A return trip to Walmart on Deans Bridge Road landed a 45-year-old Augusta man in jail, according to a report from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Gerald Charles Stukes of the 2700 block of Wicklow Drive was being held Monday night on a felony probation violation and three counts of shoplifting.

According to the report, a Walmart employee said he spotted Stukes on Aug. 20 loading a Dell desktop computer and Samsung security system into a cart and leaving without paying. On Monday, the employee spotted Stukes when he was allegedly shoplifting again and turned over video and pictures of the earlier incident to deputies.



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