Quincy man arrested following S.J. Smith Company theft investigation

A Quincy man was arrested Wednesday following a three-month-long investigation by the Quincy Police Department.

Michael W. Foster, 49, is charged with theft over $10,000 not exceeding $100,000, which is a class 2 felony.

According to the Quincy Police Department, the theft occurred at S. J. Smith Company. The company at 210 Spring Street in Quincy was formerly called Central Welding Supply.

Investigators say the theft occurred while Foster was an employee of the business.