BSO deputy accused of shoplifting from Coral Springs Walmarts

Deputy Dean Korenic, 46, relieved of duty without pay


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – A Broward sheriff's deputy has been suspended from duty without pay after he was arrested last week for shoplifting from two Walmart stores in Coral Springs, authorities said.

According to an arrest warrant, Deputy Dean Korenic, 46, of Margate, was in uniform during at least one of the thefts.

File: Deputy Dean Korenic arrest warrant

He was arrested Tuesday in connection with seven incidents reported from May 13 to June 18.

Korenic, who earns more than $72,000 a year, is accused of stealing common household items from Walmart, including toothpaste, paper towels, detergent and soap. He is also accused of stealing a carton of eggs, lotion, a bottle of Cool Water cologne and a canister of Maxwell House coffee.  

Korenic spent a night in jail and was released the next day on $3,500 bail.

He faces a felony charge of scheme to defraud/obtain property under $20,000.

Korenic has been employed with the BSO for 14 years.

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