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January 22, 2013

17-year-old charged with shoplifting at 2 stores

MOULTRIE — A Moultrie teenager was charged Friday in two shoplifting cases after a store clerk approached the girl about a suspected theft of underwear.

Latrice C. Waldon, 17, 410 Seventh St. N.W., was charged with two counts of theft by shoplifting.

Waldon was arrested after an employee at It’s Fashion, 629 Veterans Parkway, approached her because she suspected Waldon had removed price tags from panties. When asked to empty her pockets and open a book bag, the employee reported, Waldon pulled jewelry with plastic tags attached from a sweater pocket. The book bag contained clothing, candy and pacifiers.

The employee called Walmart, 641 Veterans Parkway S., because she suspected some of the merchandise had been stolen from that store.

After placing Waldon in a patrol car, police said, an officer noticed a plastic tag on her boots and asked her to take them off. Inside the boots  were gum and panties.

At the jail, a female jailer who searched Waldon found three pairs of panties, two of which were concealed in her bra and one in a pocket, police said. The value of merchandise Waldon allegedly concealed at It’s Fashion is $7, and the stolen Walmart merchandise was valued at $173.

In other arrests:

• Quinton Rashim Garrett, 37, 814 Third Ave. N.W., was charged Saturday with public drunk.

• Cristobalina Lopez-Chilel, 27, 882 Jonathan Road, was charged Saturday with no license and speeding.

• Antonio Brown, 35, 713 Third St. S.E., was charged Saturday with suspended driver’s license and seat belt violation.

• Courtney Spradley, 32, 1000 10th St. S.E., was charged Saturday with disorderly conduct.

• Edward James Little, 50, 1221 Elliot Brown St. Apt. 6, was charged Saturday with simple battery (family violence) and two counts cruelty to children.

• Ora Deneen Phillips, 48, 2543 Crescent Drive, Albany, was charged Sunday with driving under the influence less safe and failure to maintain lane.

• Otis Lee Bonner, 48, 1206 12th Ave. S.W., was charged Saturday with simple battery (family violence).

• Anna Maria Lopez-Vazquez, 26, 320 Magnolia Ave., was charged Sunday with battery (family violence).

• Antonio Giron Intzin, 28, 664 Circle Road, was charged Friday with driving while unlicensed and defective equipment.

• Mona Meria Collins, 43, 115 Hudson St., Sylvester, was charged Monday with theft by shoplifting.

She is accused of concealing merchandise totaling $55 in a bag and walking out of Dollar General, 1908 First Ave. S.E., without paying.

• Jerry Dewayne Tidwell, 37, 6461 Ga. Hwy. 133 S., was charged Monday with driving under the influence and open container violation.

• Bruce Joseph Davis, 50, 1200 Fifth St. S.W., was charged Monday with driving under the influence (refusal), suspended license and tag light violation.

• Michelle Ashley Zink, 22, 4392 Tallokas Road, was charged Tuesday with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and open container violation. Daniel Paul Hamilton, 28, of the same address, was charged with open container violation.

• Cecil Walter Hancock, 59, 724 Highway 33 S., was charged Friday with criminal trespass.

• Shamona Denise McBride, 26, 522 27th St. S.E. Apt. 5, was charged Friday with malicious mischief.

• Karla Yadira Silva Fondon, 32, 1017 10th St. S.E., was charged Monday with no driver’s license and speeding.

• Jerome Lamar Toombs, 27, 317 Second Ave. N.W., was charged Friday with probation violation.

• Kanisha Abril Murphy, 21, 618-D Fourth Court. N.W., was charged Friday with probation violation.

• Crystal Genice Davis, 31, 502 10th Ave. N.W., was charged Friday with probation violation.

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