On January 14 Marsha Denise Britt, 32, Madison, was cited for shoplifting after she allegedly attempted to take six items valued at $31.51 from Dollar General, Eatonton Road, without paying for the items. Reports state that an employee at Dollar General confronted Britt regarding items she had placed in a book bag. Britt emptied the items in front of the employee and told the employee that she did not have the money to purchase the items but was going to take them, reports state.
On January 17 Lena B. Story, 24, Decatur was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after an officer seeking a burglary suspect detained her vehicle on the exit 113 ramp off Interstate 20. Reports state that while the officer was speaking to Story, who was driving a vehicle that authorities had issued a “be on the lookout for,” the officer noticed the smell of marijuana. A small marijuana cigarette was located in the vehicle, reports state.
On January 17 a larceny complaint was filed at a North Second Street residence after a woman reported that someone had taken her Walther P-22 pistol. The woman said the pistol had been in a carrying case in her bedroom closet and that the carrying case remained. The pistol is valued at $319.
On January 17 Elizabeth Eula Mealor, Madison, was arrested and charged with shoplifting after she allegedly took a $3 pair of underwear from Dollar General, Eatonton Road, without paying for the item. Reports state that an employee at the store observed the alleged theft on video surveillance. The alleged theft occurred on January 15 and the employee presented officers with a copy of the video tape.
On January 14 Remona Jenise Hicks, 44, White Plains, was arrested and charged with shoplifting after she allegedly attempted to take $514 worth of items from Wal Mart, Eatonton Road, without paying for the items. Reports state that Hicks was detained by a Wal Mart employee after the employee observed her placing unpaid for items into Wal Mart sacks while inside the store.