Shoplifting Arrest

Monticello Police Chief Joe Bybee reports:

On Monday, August 12 (2019) at approximately 3:35 p.m. MPD Captain Tony Morris & Officer Zachary Bybee responded to Walmart to assist Loss Prevention Officers with a shoplifting investigation.

Upon their arrival, Captain Morris & Officer Bybee were informed the female perpetrator fled from the store when confronted by Walmart officials. A description of the vehicle she left the parking lot in was obtained. A short time later, Christina Joy Fruchey, 37, was located on Parmley Street and taken into custody by Captain Morris & Officer Bybee for Theft by Unlawful Taking U/$500 (shoplifting).

Fruchey was processed and lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.