ALERT CENTER: Man connected to viral video of brazen Oxford store theft facing additional charges
Police say a man was arrested for his involvement in a brazen theft at a store in Oxford is facing additional charges in connection to similar thefts.
Nasif Muhammad was arrested by Wilton officers who issued a warrant for his arrest at Stamford Superior Court for a shoplifting incident that occurred at a local grocery store last year.
Police say an investigation found that Muhammad was part of an organized retail theft group that was active throughout the State of Connecticut.
In the present investigation, retail goods stolen were laundry detergent, paper products, and seafood for an approximate loss of $836.76.
An alleged co-conspirator of Muhammad's, James Hill, was previously arrested for his involvement in the same shoplifting incident in Wilton.
Police say Muhammad is currently incarcerated.
A viral video of a brazen Oxford store theft back on Nov. 9, 2021, showed Muhammad, Hill, and another suspect, Brandy Quadrato, load two vehicles full of stolen merchandise as store employees and customers watched in shock.
All three were arrested and charged.