(KMOV.com) – A man has been charged with retail theft after authorities said he stole items from a Metro East Wal Mart.
Police said 33-year-old Raymond L. Basinger, of Cottage Hills, stole a television, microwave, and table from a Wal Mart located in the 6000 block of Godfrey Road in Godfrey Saturday morning. Police said Basinger put the stolen merchandise into his car, then drove away but was quickly caught. According to authorities, the items were worth a combined $380.88.
Basinger was later taken to the Madison County Jail. Bond has been set at $15,000.