Cape Coral police make arrest in formula theft

Barry Miller

Cape Coral police make arrest in formula theft

CREATED May. 2, 2013 - UPDATED: May. 2, 2013

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -  Cape Coral police have arrested a woman in connection with theft of baby formula from several stores over the last two months.

31-year-old Jenny Fasching has been arrested on charges of grand theft for stealing over $13,000 worth of infant formula from area Publix and Walmart stores.

From mid March thru late April, Fasching would steal the infant formula, sometimes as much as $1,800 worth at a time, and sell it on internet sites such as Craigslist. 

Detectives were able to identify Fasching via in-store surveillance video and developed probable cause for her arrest. On Wednesday May 1st, Cape Coral detectives located Fasching at her parents’ home and took her into custody.

Fasching admitted to detectives that she indeed stole the infant formula and sold it to support a drug habit.

Fasching is currently in the Lee County Jail without bond.