According to court and police records, O’Neal Hart Saunders III, 38, of St. Louis, was charged with hiding a Polo Ralph Lauren sweater at Marshalls at Deer Creek Center on Nov. 14.
Saunders hid the sweater in his pants and walked past all points of sale without paying. He was caught at the door and the stolen sweater was recovered. He confessed to the theft.
Saunders pleaded or has been found guilty of stealing on two or more separate occasions in the past ten years. On July 17, 2014, he pleaded guilty to four counts of stealing. On April 23, 2013, he pleaded guilty to one count of stealing.