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Two Gainesville men arrested after stealing more than $5,000 from Bass Pro Shops

Two Gainesville men arrested after stealing more than $5,000 from Bass Pro Shop
Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 12:47 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Two Gainesville men are behind bars in Alachua County.

34-year-old Robert Newton and 25-year-old Joshua Whitehill stole more than $5,000 worth of merchandise from Bass Pro Shops.

They face charges of grand theft and public order crimes. Deputies say Newton raided the bins placed near the customer pick-up door and loading dock.

Then, Newton and Whitehill left with a number of different kinds of stolen items.

Later on, Whitehill called the store and said he wanted to return the merchandise.

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