Man faces felony for shoplifting

Published 04/16 2013 10:56AM

Updated 04/16 2013 10:58AM

MATTOON -- A man faces a felony charge for stealing rugs from Walmart. 38-year old Alejandro Barquin was arrested Monday, about 11:45 am. Authorities say he stole numerous rugs from the retailer.

Since it's his third arrest for shoplifting in the past six months, officials upgraded the charge to a felony. Barquin is in police custody pending filing of formal charges.

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