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Dale Peterson Arrested After Restroom Break, Charged With Shoplifting
|Last Edited||RBH Feb 19, 2013 01:44am|
|Media||Website - Huffington Post|
|News Date||Saturday, February 16, 2013 07:00:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||Dale Peterson, a former Republican candidate for Alabama agriculture commissioner known for an ad hitting "thugs and criminals" that "don't give a rip," says he will attempt to get a shoplifting charge dismissed. |
Peterson was stopped by employees at a Wal-Mart after taking a shopping cart of beer and paper towels past the store's cash registers without paying. He claims he was rushing to the bathroom, not trying to steal beer.
Peterson was arrested Oct. 15 on a charge of third-degree theft of property, the AP reports