Report of Shoplifting turns into Receiving a Stolen Motor Vehicle Arrest

On Wednesday, December 14th at approximately 3:00 pm, Wareham PD officers responded to Target at the Wareham Crossing shopping complex regarding two males possibly shoplifting at the store, who were observed going back and forth to a parked vehicle.

          Upon arrival at Target, officers located one of the males inside the store, and the second male in a vehicle parked in the lot. During investigation of possible shoplifting, officers discovered the vehicle used by the males had been stolen from Hyannis, MA.

          Geoffrey Curran, age 21, and Michael James, age 43, both of Hyannis, were placed under arrest and charged with Receiving a Stolen Motor Vehicle, and will be arraigned this morning at Wareham District Court.

           Store surveillance footage is being reviewed for possible evidence related to the men shoplifting at the store. At this time, it is believed approximately $2000 worth of merchandise may have been stolen from the store. Investigation regarding the theft of merchandise is ongoing, and this press release will be updated at the conclusion of the investigation.