Ricanisha Wright steals $51 worth of merchandise from Family Dollar


22-year-old Ricanisha Wright was seen stealing from a Family Dollar on East E.H. Crump Boulevard on May 9th. When the officers arrived at the scene, they spoke with Bruce McAfee. He informed them that three females were actively shoplifting in the store and provided descriptions of all three. Officers made contact with the first woman, who was described as heavyset and was seen carrying a large black purse on her shoulder. After giving officers numerous fake names, the woman was identified as Ricanisha Wright. She also had multiple items in her purse with the sensors still attached from the store. Bruce McAfee informed officers that Wright had been in the store several other times, shoplifting, and other reports had been submitted. Another suspect, Teriona Williams, was identified, and another fled the scene upon officers’ arrival. Officers returned unpaid merchandise from Wright’s purse, totaling $51.47. Wright was taken into custody and charged with criminal impersonation and theft.