Cedar Rapids man accused of getting juvenile to shoplift for him

Kate Pixley, News Reporter

Authorities have accused a Cedar Rapids man of coercing a juvenile to shoplift from a department store.

Lee Wallace, 38, was charged Jan. 11 with using a juvenile to commit an indictable offense and third-degree theft.

According to the arrest affidavit, Wallace and a juvenile were spotted on surveillance video shoplifting more than $500 worth of merchandise from Scheels.

Using a juvenile to commit an indictable offense is a Class-C felony.

— Kate Pixley

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