Posted by Reblog: Lehigh Valley News.
Gary Counterman, 47, remains in Northampton County Prison after failing to post $30,000 bail.
A 47-year-old man is in Northampton County Prison after allegedly stealing two computer monitors from the Lower Nazareth Wal-Mart.
Gary Counterman, no address given, was arrested March 14 when he returned to the scene of the crime, police report.
Wal-Mart loss prevention staff spotted Counterman walk out of the store without paying for the computer monitors, valued at $780, and called Colonial Regional police, police say in a news release.
Counterman got into a gray Chevy and drove away but 45 minutes later police spotted the car in the parking lot for a second time, police said. Police stopped the car and found the stolen monitors, police said.
Counterman was arrested and arraigned on a charge of retail theft. He remains in jail in lieu of $30,000 bail straight, online court records indicate.