Man arrested for attempted shoplifting during Shop With the Sheriff

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A man has been arrested for trying to steal almost $800 worth of merchandise from a south Reno Walmart Tuesday night.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Travis Volpicelli was arrested after the attempted theft during the annual Shop With the Sheriff event December 5, 2017.

Volpicelli was arrested by deputies after he was questioned by store security while allegedly trying to leave the store with a cart filled with stolen goods. The value was $789.57.

He is charged with grand larceny and for criminal contempt, based on an outstanding warrant from Sparks.