9-time offender arrested on new shoplifting charge

NORTH AUGUSTA — An Augusta woman with nine previous convictions for shoplifting was arrested at the North Augusta Walmart.

Eyvoneda L. Barrett, 47, of the 2000 block of Shirley Avenue, kept a stash of unused Walmart bags in her purse and car, according to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety report released Tuesday.

On the afternoon of Dec. 15, an employee watched her select $143 of merchandise and conceal them in Walmart bags before leaving the store at 1201 Knox Ave., according to the report.

An officer later found more unused Walmart bags in back of the woman’s car, along with the merchandise, the report stated.

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