Report: BSO deputy suspended, arrested for allegedly shoplifting 7 times

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. (WSVN) - A Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested and suspended without pay after he was caught on surveillance cameras allegedly shoplifting from two Wal-Marts, according to the Sun-Sentinel.

According to the report, records show BSO Deputy Dean Korenic, 46, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly shoplifting everyday household items on seven occasions from two Wal-Marts in Coral Springs.

Korenic spent a night in jail after being arrested and was released after posting $3,500 bond on a felony charge of scheme to defraud/obtain property under $20,000, according to the Sun-Sentinel. The report said Korenic faces a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

Korenic, who makes $72,735, was originally suspended with pay when he was first advised of the investigation on June 6, according to the report.

Records show Korenic was in uniform during one theft and drove away in a marked patrol car during three others, according to the report.

According to the Sun-Sentinel report, the deputy allegedly took:

  • Cool Water cologne
  • Jergens lotion
  • paper towels
  • disposable razors
  • detergent
  • syrup
  • toothpaste
  • bar soap
  • a canister of Maxwell House coffee
  • a carton of eggs

The Wal-Marts Korenic allegedly shoplifted from were located off Coral Ridge Drive and Turtle Creek Drive.

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