Police arrest dozens in “shoplifting blitz”


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – 35 people were arrested after a shoplifting investigation by Lexington Police.

Lexington Police say the arrests happened between June 10th and June 12th through a partnership with the Kentucky Organized Retail Crime Association.

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The “Shoplifting Blitz” focused on retail stores in the Hamburg area and the Richmond Road corridor.

According to Lexington Police, $6,850.07 in stolen property such as power tools, cookware, clothing and pet food were recovered.