Man faces felony shoplifting charges

Shavonn Abdul Caesar, 21, of 636 Fifth Ave., has been charged with felony shoplifting after bolting from Kmart, 1915 E. Third St., with $219 worth of merchandise about 1:15 p.m. on Monday, state police alleged.

Caesar, who has two prior shoplifting convictions, was nabbed nearby and the merchandise was recovered, police said.

Following his arraignment before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman, he was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail.