ARRESTED: Police Looking to Identify Theft and Assault Suspect
Release Date: January 8, 2018
A 35-year-old local woman has been identified and arrested for theft and assault after her image was released to social media.
On December 22, 2017 an image of the suspect was released to social media. As a result of the release, police received multiple anonymous tips as to the possible identity of the suspect. An investigation confirmed the suspect’s identity and verified she was the person captured on surveillance video.
On January 5, 2018 police located and arrested the accused. The accused was transported to police headquarters where she was later released on conditions with a future court date.
The accused was charged with two counts of theft, assault, and breach probation.
On December 9, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. the suspect attended a clothing store in the downtown area. The suspect was stopped by staff and found with merchandise concealed in her backpack. The suspect then threw hot coffee at the staff member before running out the door.
The suspect was captured on video surveillance purchasing her coffee just prior to attending the clothing store.