Wareham Police Make Four Arrests on Monday

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Wareham resident Darlene Ritchie-McGrath, age 57, was arrested at Walmart and charged with shoplifting, third offense. (WPD booking photo)

From the Wareham Police Department:

On Monday, September 17th four people were arrested by Wareham Police officers in various incidents around town.

Officers arrested Darlene Ritchie-McGrath, age 57, of Wareham after Walmart staff attempted to stop her from leaving the store. Police allege that she tried to steal hair products and threw them at a security officer when confronted before she fled the store. Officers stopped her in the Aldi’s parking lot and Ms. Ritchie-McGrath was charged with shoplifting, third offense.

2:45 p.m. - Courtney Skiffington, age 29, of Wareham was arrested behind Home Depot for an active warrant.

7:55 p.m. - Officers responded to the area of County Road and Fearing Hill Road where a pick-up truck had struck a pole. The driver, Anthony Lindquist, age 36, of Plymouth, was treated and released from Tobey Hospital, but was later arrested at the hospital.  He faces charges of operating under the influence and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Officers report that Lindquist loudly protested his arrest and refused to cooperate. Lindquist allegedly claimed he was friends with police officers and state troopers during his rant.

8:00 p.m. - Officers James White and Michael Phinney arrested Nahkalah DeYoung, age 33, of Wareham, for operating with a suspended license. The arrest was made following a motor vehicle stop on Great Neck Road.

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