The Edisto Beach Police Department has charged a Reevesville man with Petit Larceny.
Marion Richard Walters (DOB 07/23/1972) was arrested Friday morning and charged with one count of Petit Larceny.
According to Chief George Brothers, Walters was working as a pest control technician and was responsible for servicing the local area.
Brothers stated that Walters had been developed as a suspect in a recent theft from Finns Restaurant and Bar.
Edisto Beach officers set up surveillance of the restaurant in cooperation with the owners in an attempt to apprehend a suspect.
Walters returned to the restaurant and entered the building while it was unoccupied and allegedly stole $800.
Officers were able to apprehend Walters at the scene and recover the stolen money
Chief George Brothers stated, “We had been working with Finns Restaurant for the past month to set up this operation to catch Walters stealing the money. The video clearly shows Walters removing the money from the restaurant.”