CHATHAM, NJ - At 11:00 a.m. on February 11th, 2020, Detective Andrew Chase arrested Alberto Pereira, age 49 from Florham Park, New Jersey and charged him with shoplifting. The arrest stems from an investigation initiated by the store’s loss prevention officer in which Mr. Pereira allegedly placed items in a shopping basket and left the Main Street store without paying.

Detective Chase was able to identify Mr. Pereira and interviewed him on the allegations. Following the interview, Mr. Pereira was processed and served with a complaint summons. He was released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.

All persons charged with an offense are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.