Four are charged in retail theft
Four persons were arrested for their roles in a shoplifting incident that happened on Dec. 15 at the WalMart Store in Lower Macungie Township, lehigh County.
State police at the Fogelsville barracks said charges were filed against Megan White,27, Donell Brockington, 57, Tanya Tankson, 42, and Latrice Tankson, 24, all of Allentown.
Police said it is alleged the foursome worked together to distract a checkout employee while bagging items that were not paid for. After bagging the items, they attempted to leave the store but were stopped by loss prevention employees as they tried to steal $580.98 worth of baby formula and $381.85 worth of other items.
Misdemeanor charges were filed against the defendants who were incarcerated in the Lehigh County Prison, Allentown.