A Philadelphia man has been charged with stealing $200 worth of soap in three days from the City Avenue , Lower Merion police said Monday.
Herbert Jones, 52, is charged with retail theft and receiving stolen property, both third-degree felonies, according to court documents.
On June 7, a manager at the CVS told police he saw a man shoplift almost $95 in Dove soap. Jones was stopped by police as he exited the store,
arrested and charged with retail theft, according to the police
After the store's surveillance footage from June 5 was inspected, police determined Jones had that day stolen another 11 packages of Dove soap, worth $104. He was arrested again June 12.
Jones is being held in Montgomery County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail, according to court documents.