Shoplifting spree ends with $2,200 theft from TJ Maxx, police say

Police believe suspects might be connected to other crimes

A man and woman accused of stealing more than $2,200 worth of dresses and merchandise from a TJ Maxx store in Madison might have been involved in a string of retail thefts across Wisconsin and Illinois, according to a release from Madison police.

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Stopping shoplifters is an uphill fight for area grocery stores, where crooks might think it's less of a problem to steal low-dollar items.While stealing items off store shelves is nothing new, industry experts said that a surprising amount of that…