Shoplifting incidents in the village increased 19 percent last year, but more troubling is that 61 percent of all shoplifting incidents happened at one location: Walmart on Belvedere Road.
Last week, Paul Miles, a captain with the Palm Beach County’s Sheriff’s Office, told the village council in his annual report that there were 264 shoplifting cases in the village in 2012, up from 222 in 2011. Of those 264 incidents last year, 160 occurred at Walmart.
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