April 28, 2009

Police nab suspected diaper thieves

Police in Texas said they have arrested a Nevada couple accused of stealing $83.96 worth of diapers from a pharmacy.

Investigators in Grapevine said Michael Spearman, 49, and his wife Debbie, 47, were arrested on suspicion of theft Saturday after a CVS pharmacy employee saw them in the store and recognized them as the same couple who had stolen a large number of diapers April 20, the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram reported Tuesday.

The pair were being held at the Grapevine Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail each. Police said they had not yet determined the motive for the theft.