Deputies: One faces felony charges after providing false names after Eastview shoplifting incident

Deputies report the arrest of a Rochester man following an investigation at Dicks Sporting Goods at Eastview Mall.

Lawrence William Pearson, 28, of Rochester is accused of stealing approximately $500 worth of merchandise from the store.

He was charged with petit larceny and taken into custody without incident.

However, once in custody he provided a false name and forged official document.

Due to providing several false names- Pearson was charged with second-degree forgery, a felony.

He was held at the Ontario County Jail pending arraignment.

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