KPD e-News Release: Suspect in Custody After Being Caught Shoplifting Nearly $10,000 in Jewelry

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Suspect in Custody After Being Caught Shoplifting Nearly $10,000 in Jewelry
DATE: March 6, 2015
CASE #: 15-004152
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On March 5, 2015 at approximately 11:45 AM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers responded to a shoplifting complaint at Kmart, located at 1805 East Stone Drive in Kingsport. Upon arrival, the officers spoke with a loss prevention officer who had detained Quashanda J. Wolfe after catching her in the act of shoplifting merchandise.

Ms. Wolfe had used a pair of wire cutters to sever a security tether attached to a counter-top jewelry display case. She had then placed the entire case into a shopping cart and exited the store without paying for anything. The case contained 37 pairs of gold earrings, valued at $249.99 each. The case itself had a value of approximately $200. The total value of stolen merchandise was nearly $10,000.

Ms. Wolfe was arrested for Theft over $1,000 (Felony Shoplifting) and Vandalism and transported to the Kingsport City Jail. She has since been released on bond.

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Quashanda J. Wolfe
Age Date of Birth 12/1/1980

34 Years of Age

Race/Gender Black/Female
Residency 3311 Waterson Street

Kingsport, TN

Charge(s) Theft over $1,000 (Felony Shoplifting)

Vandalism

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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