By Liz Shepherd
WARSAW — A Warsaw man was recently arrested after stealing a security surveillance system from Menards.
Christian Michael McQuade, 26, 27 EMS B59 Lane, Warsaw, is charged with theft, a class A misdemeanor; and theft with a prior conviction, a level 6 felony.
On Feb. 13, a Warsaw Police officer went to Menards regarding a reported theft of a security surveillance system. The shopper passed all points of sale and exited Menards through the garden section without purchasing the item. The surveillance system is valued at $399.99.
According to court documents, the man, later identified as McQuade, left the scene in a vehicle.
Later that day, a Warsaw Police officer was dispatched back to Menards. The officer was informed that McQuade had returned to the store. During a conversation with the officer, McQuade admitted to stealing the security surveillance system and said he had already sold the merchandise to another person.
McQuade was previously convicted of theft in Kosciusko County in 2014.
For this case, McQuade was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on Aug. 18, with a $5,750 surety and cash bond.