BAYONNE, NJ - Two Jersey City men were arrested in past days for shoplifting from ShopRite.

According to Captain Eric Amato, John D. Mays, 58, was taken into custody at approximately 9:01 a.m. after attempting to steal $345.51 worth of merchandise, while on Sunday, Ervin Morris, 53, was charged in connection with his attempted theft of $190.33 worth of merchandise.

Mays was also processed for outstanding warrants, one out of Bayonne and one out of Lindem while Morris was further charged with Defiant Trespass as he was barred from the store for previous incidences of shoplifting, the report stated.

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