Man suspected in retail theft tracked down through Facebook


25-year-old Kevin Su Cherry is charged with 3 counts of retail theft as a misdemeanor and attempted retail theft as a misdemeanor.

According to an official magistrate’s report, Cherry allegedly stole from Home Depot on 4 different occasions by using the self-checkout lane.

Court documents say that Cherry would go through the self-checkout lane, pay for some items; but would walk out with more items than he paid for– some of which were worth more than double his bill.

The first alleged incident happened on October 17th. His total was $90.35 but left without paying for an impact wrench worth $359.99.

On November 2nd, Cherry purchased $72.33 worth of items but exited without paying for a hammer drill worth $379.99.

On November 12th, Cherry was seen purchasing items worth $149 but left without paying for a grinder valued at $279.

Finally, on December 7th, Cherry was seen completing his purchase and walked away with an item worth $218; however; a cashier stopped Cherry before he left the store and asked if he was going to purchase the item.

Court documents add that Home Depot conducted their own investigation where they found that Cherry and a female known to him listing the items for sale on Facebook.

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Jannette Samson is a broadcast reporter for the Pacific News Center. Her beats are lifestyle, tourism, and crime, among others. Aside from being a reporter, she is also PNC's social media and web editor. You can sometimes hear her reporting the latest headlines for you on Sorensen Media Group's radio stations and on K57. Some of Jannette's passions include art, beauty, and blogging. She paints, creates prints, and dabbles in various art media in her free time. Jannette is also a self-taught makeup artist. In addition to that, she is a visual artist. Her artwork was featured in many art exhibitions and galleries in Guam such as Imbentibu Famalao'an I at the Castro Art Gallery; Imbentibu Famalao'an II and Body Beautiful at the Lees-Reyes Art Gallery; the 2020 University of Guam Undergraduate Exhibition; and the Annual Research Conference Art Exhibition at the Isla Center for the Arts.