24-year-old Darreka French was charged with shoplifting when she was caught attempting to steal $311 worth of merchandise from Walmart with her juvenile sister.
On September 12th, Memphis Police Office Cooper arrived at the Walmart Supercenter located at 7525 Winchester Road in response to a shoplifting call. The officer first spoke to the Loss Prevention Officer, James Halbert. The officer explained that he observed on the store cameras, both Darreka French and her sister putting merchandise into their backpacks.
Darreka had $193 of merchandise in her backpack and her sister had $118 worth of merchandise in her backpack. When the sisters walked past all points of sale Halbert placed them into custody and called the police. The sister was issued a juvenile summons.
Darreka French was arrested and charged with theft of property under $1,000. Her bond was set at $500.