BANGOR, Maine — A local man tried to take a pair of sneakers on Thursday from Walmart without paying for them, and then two days later attempted to steal a bracelet from J.C. Penney at the Bangor Mall, Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards said Monday.
Christopher R. Prince, 27, was arrested for theft both times by Officer Dan Sanborn, the sergeant said.
Prince was arrested at Walmart about noon Thursday. The second arrest occurred around 11 a.m. Saturday and brought with it a charge of violating his bail conditions from the previous arrest, Edwards said.
Prince has a history of theft convictions, according to Bangor Daily News archives. He also has convictions for violating conditions of release, operating a vehicle while his license was suspended or revoked, disorderly conduct, and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants, the BDN listings state.