More Shoplifters Arrested in Hyde Square
The area had a rash of shoplifters arrested over the weekend.
Two were arrested after attempting to steal cosmetics from CVS in Hyde Square over the weekend.
Violet Santiago and Jamie Rodriguez, both of Jamaica Plain, were arrested Sunday after police were alerted by CVS employees that they were concealing cosmetics.
Santiago attempted to conceal cosmetic products in her coat pocket, according to a police report. When police arrived and questioned here, she began scattering the items throughout the store. After a brief struggle with police, she was arrested and charged with shoplifting items worth between $50 and $199 and resisting arrest.
Rodriguez, who had left the store moments before police arrived, was later located in front of the 7/11 at the intersection of Centre Street and South Huntington Avenue.
He was holding a Dunkin’ Donuts bag containing $110 worth of stolen items, according to the report. He was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting.