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Augusta couple charged with shoplifting

Monday, June 24, 2013 5:40 PM
Last updated 8:27 PM
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An Augusta couple are facing charges after the woman tried to conceal more than $100 in seafood and beer in her purse at a Deans Bridge Road grocery store, police said.

A loss prevention employee at Kroger, 3126 Deans Bridge Road, told police he saw Marlene Gadson, 41, placing several types of seafood into her purse Sunday afternoon. A man, identified as Harold Johnson, 55, approached Gadson with three beers, which she also concealed in her purse, the report stated.

The couple paid for several items in their shopping cart but failed to pay for the seafood and beer, police said; officers recovered the beers, catfish nuggets, $56 worth of shrimp and $47 worth of lobster tails from Gadson’s purse.

Gadson and Johnson, both of the 2500 block of Hammond Avenue, have been charged with misdemeanor theft by shoplifting.

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fedex227
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fedex227 06/24/13 - 10:23 pm
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Catfish nuggets?
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Lobster tails and beer, ok. But catfish nuggets?!?

InChristLove
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InChristLove 06/25/13 - 06:26 am
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Must have been one heck of a

Must have been one heck of a huge purse!

sugarbutton
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sugarbutton 06/25/13 - 07:10 am
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If my children had been starving

If my children had been starving when I was the only one working, I may have asked the grocer for food, but they never went with a meal of some kind. When you steal out of greed it just goes against what this world is about. You know, the world that God created. Not to mention that it's not setting a real good example for your kids and it's a huge disappointment to any decent people you may be related to. If it ain't mine....and I can't buy it...we ain't gettin it....there ya go. It's just so simple. A favorite quote from my deceased father was, "If it isn't yours, keep you D--- hands off of it".

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jmo 06/25/13 - 07:10 am
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The couple.....

that shoplifts together; stays together.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 06/25/13 - 07:55 am
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Its a new health food craze.

Ingredients:
Beer, Lobster, Shrimp and Catfish Nuggets.

How it is cooked
Open 3 tall-boys into a deep pot add salt, pepper, butter
and bring to a boil.

Add Lobster shell and all, cook for 7 minutes.
Add Shrimp and cook for another 7 minutes.
Microwave 20 Catfish Nuggets person.

Empty 1 6oz jar of Kraft Tartar sauce into a bowl and add 2 table spoons of Frenches yellow Mustard and stir.

Drain Beer into plastic cups and serve seasoned beer and food hot.

lifelongresident
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lifelongresident 06/25/13 - 09:50 am
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i dont get it...'dey had dey
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i dont get it why didn't they call OBAMA "fo da money, he supposed to hep da black pee-po, he is dey savior, i am sure all dey needed to do was call OBAMA and he would hab pit money on dey EBT so dey can hab one heck of a backyard picni/BBQ...'dey had dey foo stamp EBT card i guess dey didn't wont to pay fo da skrimps wit dey foo stamps, becasue dey was plan-nan a party dat dey fo sho"

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GiantsAllDay 06/25/13 - 01:21 pm
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NocNoc, do you own stock in

NocNoc, do you own stock in Pepto-Bismol?

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