A Newburgh man described by police as a "frequent felony offender" is accused of trying to steal over $1,000 worth of merchandise from a Walmart in the Hudson Valley on Mother's Day.

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On Mother's Day around 4:30 p.m., New York State Police from the Monroe barracks responded to Walmart in Monroe for a reported larceny. 46-year-old Agapito Camacho from the City of Newburgh was detained by store security after he attempted to leave the store with $1,146.86 worth of merchandise without paying, police say.

Camacho was transported to the New York State Police barracks in Monroe where he was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony.

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New York State Police describe Camacho as a "frequent felony offender." While being processed, troopers learned that Camacho was a frequent felony offender, police say. Police did not relead more details as to why Camacho is being described as a "frequent felony offender."

He was arraigned virtually before Judge Kulak who remanded him to Orange County Jail pending a preliminary hearing on May 11.

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