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Shoplifter caught with 32 packages of salami in his pants

By Mason White 2:56 PM March 23, 2016
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By: Feng Qian
A man was arrested on a charge of shoplifting after being caught with 32 salami packages in his pants while exiting a store, police in Massachusetts said.

Now, 38-year-old Alfredo Rodriguez-Diaz of Springfield, has been ordered to pay a $300 fine after pleading guilty to shoplifting.

According to the police investigation, Rodriguez-Diaz was caught walking out of the Price Rite supermarket with 32 packages of salami in his pants.

The total value of the items were $182. The supermarket managed to recover the items before the packages were opened.

In court, Rodriguez-Diaz denied taking 32 packages of salami.

Instead, he said that he stole 10 package of salami and 20 packages of fish.