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Rochester man caught shoplifting while carrying drugs

Alexander Richards Alexander Richards

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- A Rochester man has been arrested after police said he was caught shoplifting while carrying drugs.

Rochester Police Capt. John Sherwin said Alexander Richards, 49, was inside Cub Foods Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. when he was caught shoplifting a phone battery.

Police had been looking for Richards after he had violated his parole.

Sherwin said Richards was arrested with a small amount of methamphetamine in his pocket.


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