Poplar Bluff police: 3 people accused of shoplifting within 800 ft. of police department

3 arrested for shoplifting in Poplar Bluff

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KFVS) - Three people were arrested for alleged shoplifting.

Paige Duncan, Andrew Brittingham and Brandon Brittingham were arrested on Wednesday, October 21.

According to police, at around 1:36 p.m. they responded to Walmart in reference to a group of shoplifters fleeing from lost prevention employees.

They say the group “failed to take into account that the police department is located within 800 feet of the parking lot of Walmart.”

Three Arrested at Walmart On 10/21/2020 at 1:36PM Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a group of shoplifters...

Posted by Poplar Bluff Police Department on Thursday, October 22, 2020

The three were taken to the Butler County Justice Center awaiting formal charges.

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