Connie Collins, 54, and Charlotte King, 53, have been arrested in connection to the theft of over $500 worth of merchandise from two local businesses. Each woman has been charged with two felony counts of second degree theft of property and both were transported to the Houston County Jail where they are being held on bail totaling $5,000.
Officers responded to a theft complaint at Kohl’s department store on Friday July 11th and were told that two women had taken several items from the store without paying. The suspects fled the scene of the crime in a maroon Dodge car, but were stopped by officers and taken into custody a short time later. Collins and King were found to be in possession of merchandise stolen from Kohl’s department store and Academy Sports store.
In the state of Alabama, theft of property in the second degree is a Class C felony and is punishable by a prison sentence of no less than one year and one day, and no more than 10 years. Theft of property is classified in the second degree if the property value stolen is more than $500 and less than $2500.
If you or someone you know is facing theft charges, it is important that you contact an experienced criminal attorney to handle your case. The lawyers of Boles Holmes White are experienced in a variety of legal matters and have a history of success in the courtroom. Call to schedule a consultation today.