FDL Police Arrest Man For Stealing Items At Kohl’s

Fond du Lac Police have taken
one man into custody following a string of thefts from Kohl’s Department Store
at the Forest Mall in Fond du Lac. Store employees called Police just after 4:30 PM Sunday
afternoon, to report a suspect who was putting numerous items into a Kohl’s bag,
and appeared to be getting ready to take off. Police were able to locate the 54
year old male, identified as John Villareal, and found over $1,200 in stolen merchandise in his possession. Video from the store also showed Villareal
stole approximately $541 back in July and another $633 worth of merchandise on August
2nd. Upon searching Villareal’s vehicle, police found stolen
plates not registered to the vehicle, along with a trunk filled with stolen
property. Villareal is being held on two felony counts of Retail theft. Villareal
did admit that most of the items in the trunk were stolen. Police continue
to investigate the thefts.