Gwinnett man charged with stealing merchandise



ALPHARETTA, Ga. — An Atlanta man was arrested July 23 after allegedly stealing more than $2,000 from stores in North Point Mall and Gwinnett Mall.

Store security at the Aeropostale clothing store told police they saw Roderick Q. Alexander, 53, of Atlanta, remove an empty Pottery Barn bag from his pants and fill it with merchandise.

He then left the store and deposited the items in his car. Security and police arrested Alexander and searched his car where they found the trunk completely filled with bags of stolen clothing. Alexander admitted the items were from both North Point and Gwinnett malls.

He has active warrants for his arrest out of Gwinnett and Bartow counties. He was charged with shoplifting.

This report appeared in the August 8 issue of the Milton Herald.

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