Mass. men arrested after Hudson police are called to Wal-Mart
HUDSON – Two Massachusetts men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after police were called by a Wal-Mart security officer saying the pair might have stolen credit cards.
The men face an array of charges, from attempted theft of merchandise to auto theft to possession of a narcotic, police said.
Arrested were Frank Phillips, 30, of Boston, and Randy Steele, 56, of Dorchester.
Phillips was charged with on count of attempted theft by deception and one count of possession of a controlled substance. He was held on $1,000 cash or surety bail.
Steele was charged with one count of theft of a motor vehicle, one count of unauthorized use of a propelled vehicle, on count of possession of a controlled drug and 10 counts of attempted theft by deception. He was held on an $8,000 cash or surety bond.
Both men were scheduled to be arraigned today at Nashua District Court.
– PATRICK MEIGHAN