Public Safety

Man accused of stealing cart full of items from Theisen's in Cedar Rapids

Rashad T. Arnold
Rashad T. Arnold

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 32-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday in connection to a theft that happened several months earlier at a Cedar Rapids store.

According to a criminal complaint, Rashad T. Arnold was caught on video surveillance filling a shopping cart with items May 11 at Theisen’s, 3111 16th Ave. SW, and leaving the store.

Police estimated the value of the items stolen at more than $1,000.

A warrant was issued for his arrest July 3, and Arnold was arrested Tuesday on a theft charge.

At an initial appearance Tuesday morning, a judge appointed a public defender to Arnold’s case. Arnold is being held at the Linn County Jail on a $10,000 bond.

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