Oroville RadioShack, Walmart burglary suspect arrested

Feb 9, 2015 2:36 PM by News Staff

Police arrested an Oroville man Monday morning, just hours after he allegedly burglarized the RadioShack on Oro Dam Boulevard.

According to the Oroville Police Department, the suspect broke into RadioShack just after 7 a.m. The man made off with several items but police were able to obtain surveillance footage from a nearby business.

From the surveillance video, police recognized the suspect as 31-year-old Lawrence Prouty from previous incidents and went over to his home. At the home officers found that Prouty was in possession of the items stolen from Radio Shack as well as a bicycle that had been stolen from Walmart Sunday.

Prouty was subsequently booked into the Butte County Jail.

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