Somerset man gets jail for stealing jeans in Stillwater

THE GAZETTE

A 19-year-old Somerset man will spend 120 days in jail and five years on probation for felony theft of $1,043 worth of jeans from a downtown Stillwater clothing store.

According to the criminal complaint, Adam Wylie, then 18, and another minor individual entered the Boutique Collaborations, 129 Main St. S., Stillwater, on Feb. 1, 2013, and were later identified on store surveillance to have taken approximately $800 worth of designer jeans without paying. The store owner reported that a similar incident occurred on Jan. 29, 2013, when a group of four individuals, including Wylie, had entered the store and taken a number of items without paying for them.

Investigators interviewed Wylie, and he admitted to taking a number of pairs of jeans from Boutique Collaborations without paying. The store owner confirmed for police that on Jan. 29, 2013, Wylie had taken two pairs of “Miss Me” jeans valued at $99 each, for a total of $198. On Feb. 1, 2013, Wylie again entered the store an took eight pairs of “Miss Me” jeans, valued at $118 per pair, for a total value of $944. The total loss to the store was $1,043.

As part of his sentence, Wylie was fined $50 and  required to pay $1,142 in restitution to the boutique owner.

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