Rush Township Police have been busy with retail theft cases involving the Hometown Commons Walmart.

On Dec. 5, Ryan A Petrulsky, 23, and Samantha M. Gonzalez, 23, both of Freeland, were arrested after they allegedly stole merchandise valued at $209.85 from the retailer. The incident reportedly took place at 3:05 p.m.

Alexander J. Modawar Sr., 31, of Tamaqua, was cited on Dec. 7, when he allegedly took merchandise valued at $31.84. That incident was reported at 1:28 a.m.