Release Date: June 12, 2019

19-20888

 

On June 11, 2019 at approximately 6:35 p.m. the male accused and female accused were observed entering a downtown Kingston store. Store security recognized the pair from previous dealings and watched as they selected various merchandise in the store and then concealed these items in their pockets and purse. Several items were selected and concealed before both the male and female accused proceeded past the front cash area and exited the store without making any attempt to pay.

 

Store security approached the pair outside the store and placed them under arrest for the theft. Police responded at approximately 7:15 p.m. and arrested the male and female accused. Further investigation revealed that the female was also breaching court imposed conditions.

 

The male accused was released on an appearance notice to appear in court at a later date.

 

The female accused was transported to police headquarters where she was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

 

A 44-year-old local woman was charged with theft under $5000 and breach recognizance.

 

A 43-year-old local man was charged with theft under $5000.