title Homeless man arrested for shoplifting at Wal-Mart article A homeless man was arrested for stealing a $1,200 pair of sunglasses at a Wal-mart store in L.A. on Friday, police said.
The homeless man, identified by his first name, Daniel, was arrested by police at the Los Angeles Convention Center at 8:35 a.m. local time, L.I.
A Police Department said.
Daniel is charged with burglary and resisting arrest.
The stolen sunglasses were valued at $1.60, police Sgt. Anthony Salerno told The Associated Press.
He said the theft happened during the daytime.
The LAPD said Daniel had a history of mental illness and had been homeless for the past year.
Daniel was charged with Burglary, Possession of a Weapon by a Dangerous Person and Possession and Theft of Property, according a news release from the L.O.P.D. Daniel will appear in court on Monday.