Man charged with shoplifting says he was trying to post wife’s bail

(Winter Have Police Department)

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (WNCN) – A man charged with shoplifting in Florida told police he was trying to get money to pay his wife’s bond.

Brian Crume, 48, of Wisconsin is accused of stealing from a Walmart on Wednesday, according to officials. Police say he took three packs of electronic wire.

Crume told an officer that he was hoping to sell the wire on the street, the Winter Have Police Department wrote on Facebook.

The department added, “He needed to raise money to bond his wife out who was arrested earlier in the day in Lake Wales for, you guessed it, shoplifting.”

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