DARTMOUTH — Dartmouth Police have arrested a Fall River man they say is known to be a serial shoplifter.

On Sunday, April 22 at approximately 1 p.m., Dartmouth Police responded to Walmart regarding a shoplifting in progress.

Upon arrival, officers located two males loading numerous stolen items into a vehicle parked in the rear of the building near a fire exit.

One of the males, Jason Ferreira, 33, of 45 Lee Street, Fall River, was well known to Dartmouth Police for previous shoplifting incidents.

As a result of the subsequent investigation, Ferreira was arrested and charged with larceny over $250 and conspiracy to commit a crime (to wit larceny over $250). In addition to these charges, Ferreira also had three active arrest warrants, two of which were for previous retail theft related incidents.

--Dartmouth Police