A Columbia man was arrested for allegedly stealing from the Factory Connection store on Bluff Street in Fulton Thursday night.
Police say the suspect, identified as 30 year old Mitchell Suhr was located a short distance from the store, and the stolen merchandise was recovered.
Also during the investigation, police located two types of suspected controlled substances and drug paraphernalia on his person.
Suhr was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor stealing, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was issued a summons and released pending a court appearance.