Aberdeen Officers responded on Monday, August 29 to the Franz Bakery for a shoplift in progress. Dispatch advised that a white female with an orange jacket and black pants put items in her pocket and left in a black Mazda. Officers searched the area and located the vehicle parked near the Travelure Motel partially blocking the roadway with no occupants inside. Officers observed a female subject standing near the vehicle matching the description of the shoplift suspect and holding a Franz chocolate pie in her hand. A witness was brought to the scene and identified the suspect who was subsequently arrested.
The suspect was searched incident to arrest and suspected methamphetamine was found in her pocket. Other drug paraphernalia was found on her person. The suspect also had AMC warrants and was booked into the Aberdeen Jail on the warrants, theft 3rd and VUCSA (drug charges).