Suspects arrested after stealing carts full of Grafton Target merchandise, leaving 11-year-old daughter behind
GRAFTON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Officers with the Grafton Police Department were dispatched to Target, located at 1250 North Port Washington Road, for a report of a retail theft in progress.
The incident happened on November 23.
Target Loss Prevention told police that they recognized a group of individuals as suspects from last year's Black Friday sale where they had loaded up carts of merchandise and fled the store without paying.
Loss Prevention told police that the suspects were doing the same thing.
Upon arrival, officers located the suspects in the parking lot of Target, pushing two carts full of stolen merchandise which totaled approximately $1,400.
Officers attempted to stop the suspects and several fled the scene.
One of the individuals who listened to officer's commands and stayed on the scene was an 11-year-old female. The other individuals were taken to the Grafton Police Department.
Police called the 11-year-old's mother, Gail McCurry, who stated she could not pick her daughter up from the police department because she works third shift and was at work at the time. Police, however, were able to confirm that McCurry was one of the suspects in the Target theft.
An additional suspect in the Target theft was identified as Shaumbay Harvey, the 11-year-old's father. Harvey fled the scene on foot when police arrived at Target.
At the Grafton Police Department, Donnell Finch arrived to take custody of the suspects. He was identified as the getaway driver in the incident. Finch gave police a fake name and was arrested and facing charges of Felony Retail Theft and Obstructing an Officer.