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A murder suspect was arrested in La Verne Monday night after he was allegedly caught running out of a Vons store with a cart full of stolen Tide laundry detergent, reported the police.
A police officer was patrolling the area near the Vons store on Foothill Boulevard when he saw the suspect running away.
La Verne police say the suspect was pushing a cart filled with more than 20 large bottles of Tide laundry detergent as the store manager followed him.
The police officer confronted the suspect and discovered he was wanted for murder and had a $2 million arrest warrantaccording to La Verne police.
The man was taken into custody by detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, which was the agency that issued the warrant.
Police released what appeared to be body camera footage of the cart filled with laundry detergent bottles, adding that the Tide was returned to the store.
The The suspect’s name has not been released.