Woman arrested at local Wal-Mart

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An Augusta woman was arrested Monday for theft by deception at a local Wal-Mart.

Heather Ann Bailey, 23, was seen selecting items from Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road and then returning the items to Customer Service with old receipts, according to a Richmond County incident report.

The incident occurred around 1 p.m.

A complainant stated that he observed Bailey signing the receipts and collecting $89 for the fraudulent returns. The complainant then approached and detained Bailey before deputies handcuffed the 23-year-old and escorted her to the Loss Prevention Office, the report stated.

Bailey’s fraudulent returns included a whiteT-shirt, blue jean shorts, black shorts, cologne, a black belt, men’s socks, a brush, two bottles of hairspray and razors.

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dichotomy
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dichotomy 05/19/14 - 11:46 pm
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I am just amazed at how many

I am just amazed at how many scumbags are running loose out there. And I am absolutely flabbergasted at how many of them are females nowadays.

bubbasauce
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bubbasauce 05/20/14 - 03:15 am
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I find empty packs of things

I find empty packs of things all the time in WM. Nothing new here, they been doing this forever! 1

IBeDogGone
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IBeDogGone 05/20/14 - 05:46 am
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Essential Items

Bless her Heart it appears she was stealing for her man, she wanted him to look good when they are out and about.

Dixieman
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Dixieman 05/20/14 - 10:20 am
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Steal $89, go to jail

I am not sure the future for this young lady is very bright.

jimmymac
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jimmymac 05/20/14 - 10:59 am
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THIEF
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You can bet she's gotten away with this kind of theft before. Judges going soft on this type of crime only encourages more theft.

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 05/20/14 - 02:21 pm
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Go to jail

let the taxpayers foot the bill for her upkeep. Kudos to the person that observed what she was doing and stopped her. I believe we all need to be more observant and vigilant, maybe we can curb some of these crimes, would be nice.

ELLIOTTMESS55
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ELLIOTTMESS55 05/20/14 - 03:58 pm
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no crack or beer tonight.hope
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no crack or beer tonight.hope she enjoys her county food,probably a step up for her.perhaps the church thief is her loser boyfriend trying to bail her out?

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