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Police arrest Terre Haute man as part of a theft ring

Deputies say Tomey was inside the Sullivan WalMart when he stuffed a car seat box full of electronics and other expensive items.

Posted: Nov. 17, 2017 10:20 PM

SULLIVAN, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man is in jail in connection with a retail theft ring.

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office arrest Bryan Tomey.

Deputies say Tomey was inside the Sullivan WalMart when he stuffed a car seat box full of electronics and other expensive items.

Authorities say Tomey had an accomplice take that box to the checkout register.

Police say the stolen items totaled more than $4,000.

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office said Tomey is banned from WalMart because of multiple theft cases.

He's currently in the Sullivan County Jail.

At this time, the accomplice is not being identified.

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