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Suspected Walmart Thief Under Arrest

TAYLOR — Detectives in Lackawanna County arrested a man on theft charges after a Newswatch 16 viewer called them with a tip.

According to arrest papers, Charles Scalamonti from Jessup stole a bicycle and a stereo from Walmart in Taylor in June.

Scalamonti was caught on store surveillance video that aired on Newswatch 16.

He is already on federal probation for a bank robbery in Susquehanna County in 2005.



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