• James Thorpe

Joliet Walmart Cashier Arrested for Theft

Joliet, IL - A Walmart employee was arrested this past Wednesday after police were informed that the man stole $720 from his cash register.

The man, Jermaine Peete, of the 300 Block of North Prairie in Joliet, was taken into custody at the Jefferson St. Walmart in Joliet on a charge of retail theft. Police said that a Walmart manager contacted them after he had noticed that his drawer kept coming up short. An audit was conducted from October 20th to Wednesday.

Joliet Police Chief Ed Gregory said Peete allegedly stole $720 from his register during the time period. He was scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon.

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