Police: Man facing charges for $7,000 in retail thefts

Lodi man arrested for thefts from Walmart, Target, Shopko

Lucas Puterbaugh was arrested Friday by Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies. Madison police said he is facing felony charges in connection with a number of retail thefts in Madison. 

According to Madison police, Puterbaught stole more than $7,000 worth of merchandise from stores like Target, Shopko and Walmart. 

Investigators from the Sun Prairie, Lodi, Portage and Columbia county assisted with the investigation.