Calvin Lacosta, a 43 year old Newark resident was arrested on Thursday, 11-19-18 at approximately 6:05 pm for shoplifting. The manager of the 7-11 on Valley Street called headquarters on a shoplifter that had just left the store without paying for items
& was headed north on Valley Street towards So. Orange Ave. Officers quickly responded and stopped a subject who matched the description given by the store manager in front of the bus stop at 76 So. Orange Ave. After further investigation at the scene, officers determined that the subject (Lacosta) was the actor involved in the theft. Officers arrested Lacosta without incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed & charged accordingly.