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22-year-old faces 23 shoplifting charges

A woman who ran from Walmart at 5:30 a.m. with egg dye, chocolate bunnies, candy eggs and other items led authorities to arrest two others on weapons and drugs charges in North Augusta on Sunday.

Julia Holley Johnson, 22, faces 23 counts of shoplifting, according to a North Augusta Public Safety report.

While authorities sought Johnson in the parking lot, two companions in her vehicle were found in possession of illegal items, the report said.

Kimberly Amber Robinson, 17, had brass knuckles in her purse, and Grady Lafone Owensby, 35, had two baggies of cocaine in his pockets, according to the report.