MOUNT PLEASANT – A Best Buy employee was accused of stealing from the electronics store worth over $ 4,000.
Victor Manuel Gomez Jr., 20, from the 1800 block of Howe Street, was charged with intentionally $ 500 to $ 5,000 retail theft.
According to a criminal complaint:
On Thursday, the agents were sent to Best Buy, 2710 Green Bay Road, because an employee reported stealing the returned items.
Officers spoke to a Best Buy loss prevention agent who claimed Gomez was filmed stealing items returned to Best Buy between March 30 and April 13. The officer was provided with video of the thefts and the man told him that the stolen items were Airpods, Beats headphones, and an Apple Watch worth a total of $ 4,001.10.
Gomez was arrested and the loss prevention officer provided a written confession from Gomez. He admitted selling the stolen items to others.
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Gomez received a $ 500 cash bond from Racine County Circuit Court on Friday. A preliminary hearing will be held May 25 at the Racine County Law Enforcement Center, 717 Wisconsin Ave., according to online court records.
Mugshot: Racine County Criminal Complaints, May 13, 2022
Today’s mugshots: May 13th
These are pictures of people accused of a crime in Racine County. Reservation photos are provided by Racine County Law Enforcement. A defendant is presumed innocent unless he is proven guilty and convicted.
Latanya D. Klyce
Latanya D. Klyce23000 block of Grove Avenue, Racine, obstruction to an officer, disorderly conduct, bail for felony, retail theft for misdemeanor (intentionally requesting less than $ 500).
Casey M. Ward
Casey M. Ward9000 block of Florence Drive, Sturtevant, driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated (5th or 6th offense, general alcohol concentration enhancer).
Donley M. Carey
Donley M. CareyRacine County Jail, stalking, knowingly violating a temporary restraining order for domestic abuse, possession of THC (possession of a controlled substance on or near certain locations).
Mario M. Garcia
Mario M. Garcia2200 block of Lawn Street, Racine, cocaine production / delivery (between 15-40 grams), fentanyl delivery / distribution (between 10-50 grams), maintaining a drug trafficking site, criminal bail.
Victor Manuel Gomez Jr.
Victor Manuel Gomez Jr.1800 block of Howe Street, Racine, retail theft (intentionally request between $ 500 and $ 5,000).