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Man Stole $1,500 Worth of Goods from Sears, Police Charge

Matawan man allegedly walked out of Middletown store wearing stolen shoes

A Matawan man was charged with shoplifting from the Middletown Sears after authorities alleged he stole more than $1,500 worth of goods from the department store over the weekend.

Alexander C. Gick, 53, was charged with stealing “various forms of merchandize as well as Reebok sneakers that were taken out of the box and worn out of the store,” an Oct. 27 criminal complaint reads.

In total, authorities said that $1,548 worth of goods was taken from the Route 35 store. Gick allegedly carried the items out in Sears shopping bags, according to the complaint.

Gick, who lives on Crest Circle in Matawan, remains in the Monmouth County Jail on $5,000 bail, according to department of corrections records.
Lou Mangi October 30, 2013 at 07:35 AM
Sign of our times. Probably lost his job do to Obama care. Desperate people do desperate things.
Kathleen Stiles October 30, 2013 at 08:54 AM
Seriously??? Quit blaming Obama for everything!!! Crest Circle in Matawan if full of losers and drug addicts....he was probably trying to feed his habit!!!!!
Erin Reynolds October 30, 2013 at 12:28 PM
Why do people try to shoplift from sears and kohls ? They are ALWAYS caught! If you need something so bad and it's a necessity go to a donation site, if it's not NEEDED then you don't NEED it, right?
Steve Haberstroh October 30, 2013 at 01:25 PM
Does the 1548 include tax
So Kind 99 October 30, 2013 at 04:22 PM
Sears is sear-iously the most shoplifted store in Middletown and it riddles me because who wants to go to Sears anyway? They're always gonna getcha
california October 30, 2013 at 10:30 PM
Nobody even shops at sears so if you go there to steal you are obviously going to be noticed. Theres always like 4 cars even in The parking lot!
The ignorant one November 01, 2013 at 07:47 PM
How about GET A JOB and BUY your own stuff??
JB November 02, 2013 at 10:50 AM
Shoplifting is a risky crime. The odds of getting away with it are slim. Security and big brother are everywhere... Sears is ruthless, you cannot screw Sears ! They chased me for 13 years to pay a bill, they don't give up....lol (yes, I paid them)

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