Fredericksburg Police Department investigates multiple Walmart thefts


Fredericksburg Police Department arrested four people and investigated four thefts during the week.


On Saturday, Nov. 23, an officer was dispatched to the 600 block of South Eagle Street for a physical disturbance between two sisters.

Stephanie Summerlin was determined the aggressor and arrested for assault causes bodily injury to a family member.

On Sunday, Nov. 24, an officer stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of West Main Street.

Charles Michael Williams was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Later Sunday, an officer received a call for disturbance near Orange and San Antonio streets.

When the officer arrived, several individuals were restraining a male subject. Family members were trying to get him into a vehicle and he remained hostile.

Kyle Anthony Bergmann was arrested for public intoxication.


On Wednesday, Nov. 20, an officer spoke to a complainant about fraud.

A call had been received from their bank, BBVA Compass Bank, stating that two checks in large amounts had been electronically deposited into their account.

While the complainant was at the bank, the suspect was attempting to deposit two more checks into the complainant’s business account.

The bank froze the account and advised they would refund the money.


On Thursday, Nov. 21, an officer was dispatched to Alon, 722 South Washington Street.

The complainant told the officer an unknown suspect put $84 worth of gas into their truck and then drove off.

On Sunday, Nov. 24, an officer was dispatched to Antique Mall, 116 North Crockett Street, for a theft of a bracelet.

The complainant said several people came into the store and one had viewed the handcrafted bracelet, valued at $1,195.

The owner stated there is no direct evidence on who took the bracelet since there is no surveillance in the store.

Case forwarded to CID.

Later Sunday, an officer was dispatched to Walmart, 1435 East Main Street, for a theft that took place on Nov. 14 and Nov. 19.

An unknown suspect came into the store on the two days and took multiple items.

The suspect used the selfcheck out register and concealed barcodes with stickers from felt-fabric swatches.

An officer responded to Walmart for a theft that took place Nov. 9.

The suspect is seen at the self-checkout scanning items but two items were not scanned and the suspect walked out.

Weekly totals

FPD responded to 270 calls for service and made 203 traffic stops for the week of Nov. 18-24. FPD handled 11 accidents, one was major and 10 were minor.

CID-juvenile had two welfare concerns during the past week.

Nov. 11-17

• 11 accidents.

• 8 alarms.

• 9 animal-related calls.

• 2 assault victims.

• 2 civil disputes.

• 3 civil standbys.

• 2 criminal mischief.

• 4 criminal trespass.

• 8 disturbances.

• 4 emergency assistance.

• 45 follow-up calls.

• 1 fraud.

• 2 cases of harassment.

• 2 illegal parking.

• 4 lost or stolen property.

• 7 ordinance violations.

• 17 public relations calls.

• 1 recovery of bicycle.

• 4 recovery of property.

• 14 cases of suspicious activity.

• 2 suspicious people.

• 6 suspicious vehicles.

• 4 thefts.

• 6 traffic hazards.

• 29 traffic hazards (J-walking).

• 203 traffic stops.

• 16 welfare concern calls.

• 57 other.