A Coaldale man found himself lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, after a retail theft incident at the Hometown Commons Walmart on April 29.

Rush Township police were dispatched to the store at 3:47 p.m. after George Bonetsky, 35, allegedly took $62.72 in merchandise and fled the store. He was stopped on Claremont Avenue. A vehicle search discovered a small amount of methamphetamine.

A records check indicated there was a warrant issued for Bonetsky by the Schuylkill County Adult Probation Office.

Bonetsky was taken to the prison on the probation detainer.