Two hefty shoplifting hauls within three days at Sears in Monmouth's Ocean Township lead investigators to three nearby suspects.

Joseph Curto, 27, and Kelly Trevino, 24, of Neptune City, and Diane Rispoli, 28, of Belmar were charged February 18 with the thefts that were reported by in the Seaview Mall store on Feburary 13 and 15.

Police accuse them of using a five-finger discount on tools and battery packs valued at a total of about $2,000.

Police say that at the time of her arrest, Rispoli also had possession of about $500 worth of goods from the Neptune Township Home Depot.

All three were released on summonses to await municipal court hearings.