Man arrested after hard drives stolen from Bloomfield Township Costco

John Carlton Fair (WDIV)

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – John Carlton Fair, 45, was arraigned Thursday on charges of retail fraud.

According to authorities, just before 3 p.m. Monday, the Costco on Telegraph Road reported a retail fraud. Police were informed staff observed Fair conceal two external hard drives, valued at $240, in his coat and exit the store without paying. Fair was confronted by store employees and arrested when officers arrived.

He was given a $15,000 bond and is expected to return to court on Nov. 1.