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Police Arrest Suspected Shrimp Thief

Police said they arrested him when he returned to the store to pay for shrimp.

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    Police Arrest Suspected Shrimp Thief
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    David Demeusy is accused of stealing shrimp from a Vernon supermarket.

    Vernon police have arrested a suspected shrimp thief after he went back to the supermarket to pay for the stolen seafood, according to police.

    Police said David Demeusy, 49, of Tolland, shoplifted a bag of shrimp worth almost $100 from Stop and Shop on Wednesday morning.

    Officers responded to the market at 8:42 a.m. and learned that employees were able to get the license plate number before the shoplifter fled.

    Later in the day, Demeusy went back to the store to pay $95.92 for the shrimp and was arrested, police said.

    Demeusy posted a $5,000 bond and is expected in Rockville Court on Dec. 15.