Two women were charged Wednesday with receiving stolen property after found nearly $3,000 in stolen merchandise in their car.
Arrested and charged after a traffic stop were Markqetta M. Petty, 19, and Jessica Mitchell, 24, both of Cleveland, according to a police report. Both were charged with receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony.
At about 10:34 p.m. Wednesday, employees at Old Navy on Kruse Drive called police to report seeing four women shoplifting at the store and leaving in a white sports-utility vehicle with Florida license plates.
The SUV was piulled over while heading west on U.S. 422 near Brainard Road. According to the police report, officers found $2,955.48 worth of Old Navy merchandise in the car, which they described as stolen.
Police say the other two women seen shoplifting on surveillance left on foot and haven't been found yet by police.