A Hartford police officer with Springfield ties has been arrested for shoplifting.
Luis Feliciano turned himself in on Tuesday after allegedly carrying out an elaborate scheme to rob a Walmart where he was working security.
He has been placed on leave.
Investigators say he was caught on camera in his uniform stealing merchandise.
Items stolen include ground beef and a Playstation console.
Feliciano worked as a loss prevention officer at a Springfield Walmart in the past, and also had his department-issued weapon stolen in Springfield.
According to MassLive archives, Feliciano was not hired as a Springfield police officer after the civil service exam because he had been implicated in a murder, but was later cleared.
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