Man was charged with shoplifting from a mall department store. According to the store’s loss prevention agent, the man picked up a pair of earrings and left the store premises without rendering payment. The alleged incident was partially caught on videotape; however, it was unclear from the tape whether man actually removed the merchandise from the store. Further, there were conflicting statements in both the loss prevent agent’s incident report and resulting police report following man’s arrest. Based on these collective factors, successfully negotiated for dismissal on this charge at pretrial conference.