Laramie Police are investigating a shoplifting at a local Laramie liquor store.

On the evening of Jan. 10, an officer was dispatched to the liquor store for a report of a shoplifting. The officer was told that two male subjects had each taken two 12-packs of ale and left the store without paying for them, according to Laramie Police Lieutenant Gwen Smith.

The value of the merchandise stolen was $63.56. Video surveillance of the suspects was available and the officer located one of the suspects, Preston Wittmer, 20. The officer issued Wittmer a misdemeanor citation for shoplifting. A manager of the liquor store said the business wished to remain anonymous.

Lieutenant Smith says the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Laramie Police regarding case no. 17-0132.


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