Posted on Tuesday June 25, 2019
Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
Public Information Officer
June 25, 2019
On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at approximately 5:58 p.m., Matthews officers responded to the Kohl’s Department store located at 9617 E. Independence Blvd. regarding a possible larceny in progress. Upon officer’s arrival, they spoke to the Loss Prevention Officer on duty who identified a man that had just left the store without paying for his merchandise. Officers made contact with this man in the parking lot and after further investigation, arrested him for the below charges. He was identified as Mr. Desmond Lamar Gause (DOB – 07/25/1986) of Chadbourn, N.C. Mr. Gause also had five outstanding warrants for his arrest in Mecklenburg County.
Resisting Public Officer;
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Outstanding Arrest Warrants Served:
3 - Felony Larceny;
2 – Conspire to Commit Felony Larceny.