Any witnesses to the above incident at Wal-Mart on August 6th are encouraged to contact the editor of Berkshire Blog.The blotter at the North Adams Police Station indicates police received a call this past Friday afternoon, August 6, 2010, at 1400 hours (2 PM), reporting a female shoplifter was being detained by store security personnel at Wal-Mart on Curran Highway in North Adams.
Two officers were sent to check out the call.
North Adams Police are refusing to release any information about the matter nor will they disclose the identity of the suspect.
Threads on Topix have been alleging that the suspect is closely related to North Adams Mayor Richard J. Alcombright.
All requests to North Adams Police for information on the matter have been directed to North Adams Public Safety Commissioner E. John Morocco who thus far has been unavailable for comment.
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