Police crack crime ring at Walmart in Fergus FallsFergus Falls, Minn. (WDAY TV) - It took several months, but police in Fergus Falls say they have cracked the case of a crime ring at Walmart.
By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY
They've arrested one person so far and expect four other arrests within the next week. Police say the group had a system.
Their secret weapon, what's called an alpha key to remove security devices. They would have people distract employees and then cover the items in a cart with other items.
CAROL SCHMALTZ - Fergus Falls Police Detective: “Playstation, XBOX, Wii’s, laptops, GPS, accessories; any high end electronic item.”
Police say the group may have hit ten different Walmarts, including Alexandria and Sauk Centre.