A Hazleton man faces multiple charges related to shoplifting incidents at the Hometown Commons Walmart in Rush Township.

James E. Davis Jr., 21, allegedly removed items from the store on five separate occasions over several weeks. The merchandise was valued at more than $4,000.

Davis will be charged with five counts each of retail theft, receiving stolen property, and criminal conspiracy to commit theft.

He is also wanted on warrants issued by Schuylkill and Luzerne county law enforcement authorities. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call township police at 570-668-4242.