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On 12/13/18, Walmart discovered almost $4000.00 worth of jewelry was stolen from a display case. The theft was caught on surveillance cameras. While conducting follow-up on 12/14/18, SPD Officers’ learned the suspect was just seen in the store and left running out of the automotive department exit. The Officers’ did an extensive area check and found the suspect, Steven Michaels Hoch (24, Sonora) hiding in some bushes behind Lowe’s. Hoch was booked into county jail for felony theft (Jewelry) and felony vandalism (Display case).