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$20k in stolen JC Penney merchandise found at Dorchester man's home

Maryland State Police and agents from the FBI arrested a Dorchester County man after locating $20,000 in merchandise stolen from JC Penney at his home, police said. Police said an investigation revealed that since June 2014, one of JC Penney's contracted drivers had been removing merchandise from the trailers he was hauling. They said "additional investigative measures were put in place to track the thefts." On Friday night, police executed a search and seizure warrant at the home of Robert Francis Palmer, 44, of the 5600 block of Fooks Ave. in Federalsburg, and found stolen items including clothing, shoes, kitchen appliances and a "tag sensor remover" inside. ...

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