NAPLES, Fla. (WJW) -- A Florida man, who is also a felon out of Ohio, was arrested after police said he used a Kool-Aid packet to ring up nearly $1,000 worth of merchandise at a North Naples Walmart on Sunday.
According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Bradley D. Young, 37, faces grand theft and shoplifting charges.
A store loss prevention officer watched Young allegedly scan merchandise with a Kool-Aid packet concealed in his hand so the items rang up as 24 cents each. Young rang up three packets and some other small items totaling $24.44 for $994.13 worth of merchandise.
She told police Young also took a soda and a fan from a shelf and then returned them to customer service, receiving a refund of $9.48.
Young allegedly walked out of the store with a shopping cart of unpaid items including a scooter valued at $248, a dual navigation system valued at $119.87 and $160 worth of batteries. Deputies arrested him on scene. He is reportedly a convicted felon out of Ohio.