Wareham Police arrest 3 alleged shoplifters after pursuit

Jun 15, 2018

Three people were arrested on Friday after allegedly stealing merchandise from Walmart in Wareham and leading police on a chase into Rochester.

Officers from Rochester, State, and Wareham Police chased a brown Toyota Corrolla down Route 195 onto North Street in Mattapoisett. The suspects then ran separate ways into a forested area off Pine Street in Rochester.

Initial emergency reports suggested the suspects included two men and a woman. The men were reported to be in their 20s

According to Rochester Police, it took three hours to apprehend all the suspects. They were arrested in Rochester and then brought to the Wareham Police Department for processing.

The case is still under investigation.