A Jersey City man was charged with shoplifting from the Bayonne CVS and then fleeing from police after being caught, authorities said.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
Kelvin Ortiz, 30, of Jersey City, was charged with shoplifting and obstructing a government function, according to Police Lt. Eric Amato.
Ortiz was taken into custody around 11:58 p.m. in the area of CVS, located at 560 Avenue C, for shoplifting $49.98 worth of merchandise, authorities said.
He was also charged with obstructing a government function after fleeing during the on-scene investigation, disregarding officers’ orders to halt, officials said.