Police: Hoboken man arrested after shoplifting over $200 worth of steaks from Acme
A Hoboken man was arrested yesterday morning after shoplifting more than $200 worth of steaks from the Acme supermarket, police said.
By John Heinis/Hudson County
Angel Lopez-Sierra, 31, of Hoboken, was charged with robbery, possession of a weapon (knife) and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to Det. from police. Lieutenant Jonathan Mecka.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, officers Nathaniel Arocho and Wilfredo Gomez responded to the ACME supermarket, located at 614 Clinton St., following a report of a shoplifting.
Upon arrival, they encountered an employee who said he observed a man, later identified as Lopez-Sierra, attempting to walk out of the store without paying more than $200 worth of steaks.
The employee managed to arrest the man, and during this interaction, Lopez-Sierra allegedly brandished a knife before fleeing the store. From there, Lopez-Sierra’s description was provided to all police units.
Shortly after, Lopez-Sierra was arrested by officers Anthony Olivera and Michael Aviles in the area of 300 Jackson St. During their on-scene investigation steaks, a knife and drug paraphernalia were found. recovered.
As a result, Lopez-Sierra was arrested and transported to headquarters where the aforementioned charges were placed on a warrant.
Additionally, while at headquarters, it was discovered that Lopez-Sierra had three outstanding warrants for his arrest issued by Edgewater (shoplifting), Hoboken (drug paraphernalia), and a warrant. from the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office.
Subsequently, Lopez-Sierra was transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility, authorities said.