Jackson Edward Dinges, 22, of Crawford Avenue was arrested early Friday after he stole a toy truck from CVS on Oglethorpe Avenue, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Employees followed Dinges into the parking lot because they believed he had hidden something in his pocket, according to police. The employees called 911 and gave the make and model of the suspect’s truck, as well as its tag number.
Officers stopped the truck near Baxter and Rocksprings streets. He was arrested for theft by shoplifting based on employee statements, surveillance video evidence and the recovery of the toy just outside the store’s entrance, police said.