Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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December 10, 2012

2:45 AFTERNOON UPDATE: GPD makes several arrests over weekend

GLASGOW —

Three people were arrested over the weekend for shoplifting at local stores.

Katrina K. Craig, 30, of Edmonton, was arrested Friday and charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500 (shoplifting) when she was observed by loss prevention officers with Hibbett's sporting goods store concealing a black and green pair of tennis shoes in her purse.

According to a Glasgow Police Department report, Craig walked past all points of sale, exited the store and got into a 1999 Chevy.

The car was pulled over by police officers who found the shoes inside the car. Craig told police she took them without paying for them. Hibbett store personnel identified the shoes as being the ones that were taken from the store, the police report stated.

Craig was transported to the Barren County Detention Center. She was leased from jail on Saturday, according to the jail's website.

Laurie A. Sharp, 37, of Glasgow, was also arrested Friday for theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting).

Police officers responded to Kmart to a report of a woman shoplifting. Upon arrival, police employees spoke with the store's loss prevention officers who said Sharp attempted to conceal clothes, candy, a book and a toy gun.

Sharp attempted to leave the store with the items and was detained by the store's loss prevention employees until police officers arrived, the report stated.

Sharp was transported to the Barren County Detention Center. Sharp was released from jail on Saturday, according to the jail's website.

Mary Colvin, 49, of Horse Cave, was arrested Saturday and charged with theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) and alcohol intoxication at Walmart.

Police officers responded to Walmart to a report of a shoplifter. Upon the police officers' arrival, Colvin was concealing items from the store. When police officers spoke to her, one of the police officers noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her person, stated a police report.

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