GARDEN CITY, Kan. Dec 7 2016
Garden City police believe four people stole food and alcohol from supermarkets, then sold them at their own businesses.
Police announced Tuesday the arrests of Moises Garcia, Juan Antonio Montelongo, Maria Serrano and Ramiro Serrano for felony theft. A police statement said they stole at least $3,262 of groceries from Dillons stores. Dillons has two supermarkets in Garden City.
Police said Garcia sold stolen items at Garcia Carniceria Y Restaurant, 622 North Eighth. Montelongo is accused of selling groceries at La Playa Dorada restaurant, 212 West Fulton, while the Serranos are suspected of doing the same at Panderia y Tortilleria Real, 107 North Jennie Barker Road.
The Kansas Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control assisted undercover police in the investigation. It is not clear how long the operation lasted.