Police Arrest Alleged Shoplifters As Christmas Nears
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Authorities are reminding citizens that as the holiday season nears and everyone is shopping and looking for deals, criminals will be looking for opportunities too.
On Monday, shoplifters allegedly made off with over $1,000 worth of merchandise from the Dollar General on Tom Austin Highway. This morning, deputies with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office spotted a vehicle believed to be used by the alleged shoplifters at a residence on Park Drive in Springfield.
After approaching the residence, Deputies made contact with the three suspects wanted in the case. All three were arrested and transported to the Robertson County Detention Facility in Springfield.
Shoneque Crowder, 23, of Springfield was charged with Reckless Endangerment, Theft over $1,000, and Driving with No License.
Stanmesha Crowder, 22, of Springfield was charged with Theft over $1,000.
Akita Woods, 22, of Springfield was charged with Theft over $1,000 and Resisting Stop, Frisk, Halt.
“Our goal is to make Robertson County a place where criminals have no place to hide,” said Chief Deputy Michael Van Dyke. “I am proud of our team for constantly tracking down offenders and their dedication to helping victims of crime.”
Authorities say this is also a good time to remind citizens to lock their vehicles when out shopping, and never leave bags in view. Don’t be an easy target.
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