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Man Reported Missing, Arrested in Attempted Shoplifting

March 29, 2019, 7:06 AM HST
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A man who was reported missing on Maui earlier this month by relatives on the mainland, was arrested this week in an attempted shoplifting incident.

Thomas Gatlin III, 36, was arrested on Monday for second degree robbery, resisting arrest and second degree assault against a police officer. Court records show the robbery charge was revised to fourth degree theft, a petty misdemeanor.

The charges stem from an incident at the Target store in Kahului.  Police say a store asset protection employee stopped Gatlin outside.  Gatlin allegedly pushed the employee away and ran after dropping the items, according to police.

Officers located the suspect on Dairy Road where he allegedly fought with officers as they were trying to arrest him.

According to court records, Galtin has demanded a jury trial and was ordered to appear on April 10, 2019 in Circuit Court.

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Gatlin’s total bail was set at $5,400.

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