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Berks County police officer arrested for shoplifting

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

A Berks County Police officer has been accused of taking his children along for a shoplifting spree.

Officer Glen Oesterling is a member of the Amity Township Police.

Investigators say the officer stole hundreds of dollars worth of groceries from the Giant Food Store in West Pottsgrove Township in Montgomery County.

Security at the store said when they tried to stop Oesterling, he told them he was a cop.

Oesterling has been suspended without pay.

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