Little Falls man arrested for theft from local store

Dan Leroy Fergeson Jr., 21, Little Falls, was charged  Sept. 10, in district court with one felony count of theft.

On Sept. 8, a Little Falls police officer responded to a shoplifting report at a local business.

Employees told the officer Fergeson attempted to leave the business with a cart full of items.

The officer spoke with Ferguson who allegedly admitted he did try walking out of the store without paying for the items in his cart.

The items were valued at $1,233.13.

Fergeson was placed under arrest for felony theft.

If convicted, Fergeson faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine.