Thomas Friso, of Caledonia, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of retail theft. If convicted, he faces up to 3-1/2 years in prison and/or up to $10,000 in fines. Charges were initially filed July 19, and a warrant was issued for Friso’s arrest, but the warrant was vacated when he made his initial appearance.
According to the criminal complaint, police were called June 5 to Office Depot, 2630 S. Green Bay Road, for a report of a man and woman who were in the store June 4 and stole $503.82 worth of CD-Rs and DVD-Rs:
- 4, 25-count packs of Memorex CD-Rs worth $12.99 each
- 4, 10-count packs of Verbatim CD-Rs worth $7.99 each
- 2, 100-count packs of of Verbatim CD-Rs worth $29.99 each
- 4, 100-count packs of Verbatim DVD-Rs worth $44.99 each
Friso remains in the Racine County Jail on a $200 cash bond and will next be in court Aug. 11 for his preliminary hearing.