Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Brooklyn Man Faces Shoplifting Charges in Two Bergen Towns

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Brooklyn Man Faces Shoplifting Charges in Two Bergen Towns

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A Brooklyn man faces charges in multiple Bergen County towns after shoplifting incidents, officials said.

Police in Midland Park arrested Gela Mirvelashvili, 32, shortly after 5 p.m. July 16. Officers responded to a call about a man shoplifting items from the CVS on Godwin Avenue. They searched the area and found Mirvelashvili walking on Godwin Avenue, said Detective John Gibbons.

There was a bag of health care items nearby on the sidewalk, so police took both Mirvelashvili and the bag to CVS, where he was identified as the shoplifter, Gibbons said.

Mirvelashvili didn't speak English well, so police ran his name through a program and discovered federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement was looking for him, Gibbons said. ICE now has a detainer on Mirvelashvili.

This wasn't Mirvelashvili's only run in with the law. …

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