Folsom Police Mounted Unit chases suspects accused of stealing from outlet mall
The Folsom Police Department Mounted Unit helped catch people accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from at least two stores at an outlet mall, according to Folsom Police.
Folsom Police Department's Mounted Unit regularly conducts holiday patrols in busy shopping centers to help deter theft.
Police say two members of the Mounted Unit were out patrolling the Folsom Outlets when they discovered three people who had allegedly stolen armfuls of clothing.
The Mounted officers were able to chase the suspects and guide other officers to their location.
According to Folsom Police, officers on scene determined the suspects stole from other stores and found over $10,000 worth of merchandise.
Damon Hooker, 27, of Sacramento, and Rodney Moultrie, 22, of Folsom were arrested and booked into the Sacramento County jail on charges of Grand Theft, Organized Retail Theft, and Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Detectives are following leads to identify and locate the third suspect.