Portage man charged with theft from Hobart employer

2013-09-08T19:30:00Z 2013-09-08T20:09:14Z Portage man charged with theft from Hobart employerTimes Staff nwitimes.com
September 08, 2013 7:30 pm  • 

HOBART | A Portage man was charged with theft while employed as a clerk at the Hobart Walmart, police said.

Thomas Anthony Smith, 32, was charged with theft through Lake Criminal Court.

Police were contacted Aug. 8 by Walmart security who said an employee, Smith, had been giving away merchandise by failing to ring it up, court documents said.

The thefts reportedly occurred between July 8 and Aug. 7 and amounted to a total loss of $2,009 to the store, police said.

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