Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Update on Larceny from Walmart case - January 17, 2014

PrattMugshot01162014Update - Suspect Identified:
Tuesday afternoon January 14th, the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department arrested DENNIS PAUL PRATT, a 49 year old male from Saginaw, MI for stealing batteries from the Walmart in Mt. Pleasant.  The arrest was made possible by a couple of television viewers who had recognized the subject while watching local newscasts.  It was determined that he had hauled 4,017 pounds of batteries in his ½-ton pickup.

Mr. Pratt was arraigned on the following charges:

  1. Larceny-$1,000 or more but less than $20,000--- Felony, 5 years and/or $10,000 fine.
  2. Malicious Destruction of Building-$200 or more but less than $1,000—Misdemeanor, 1 year and/or $2,000 fine.

He is currently lodged in the Isabella County Jail on a $100,000 bond, 10% cash/surety.


Update- January 15, 2014:
Yesterday afternoon, the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department arrested a 49 year old male from Saginaw, MI for stealing batteries from the Walmart in Mt. Pleasant.  The arrest was made possible by a couple of television viewers who had recognized the subject while watching local newscasts.  It was determined that he had hauled 4,017 pounds of batteries in his ½-ton pickup.

The 49 year old male will most likely be arraigned late this afternoon.


On Friday evening, January 10, 2014 an individual stole approximately 180 used car batteries from Walmart.  They had been secured in a fenced in area outside the Tire Lube Express.  The suspect hooked a chain to the back of his green pickup with silver bottom and the other end to the locked gate.  He used his pickup to pull open the gate.  He ended up stealing approximately 180 batteries that were valued at $1,600.00.

The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department has obtained a good quality video stills from the store that shows the suspect quite well.

 Walmart Larceny Suspect front/side view Walmart Larceny Suspect rear view 

Date and Time: Sometime between 8:00-9:00 pm on Friday, January 10, 2014.

Location:  4730 Encore Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, MI  (Union Twp.)

Suspect:  White male with brown facial hair as well as a full head of hair.  He stands approximately 5’09”-5’10” tall with a medium build.  The individual looks to be 30-40 years old.  He was wearing a Detroit Lions winter coat that has a small Lion embroidered on the left chest area and a large Lion embroidered in the center of the back.

If you are able to identify the suspect, please contact Detective Dale Heugel at the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department at (989) 772-5911.

The case remains under investigation by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department.

Tuesday afternoon, the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department arrested DENNIS PAUL PRATT, a 49 year old male from Saginaw, MI for stealing batteries from the Walmart in Mt. Pleasant.  The arrest was made possible by a couple of television viewers who had recognized the subject while watching local newscasts.  It was determined that he had hauled 4,017 pounds of batteries in his ½-ton pickup. 

 

Mr. Pratt was arraigned on the following charges:

 

1)  Larceny-$1,000 or more but less than $20,000--- Felony, 5 years and/or $10,000 fine.

 

2)  Malicious Destruction of Building-$200 or more but less than $1,000—Misdemeanor, 1 year and/or $2,000

     fine.

 

He is currently lodged in the Isabella County Jail on a $100,000 bond, 10% cash/surety.