Jonesboro mom accused of enlisting kids in store thefts - KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports

Jonesboro mom accused of enlisting kids in store thefts

Posted:

JONESBORO (AP) - Police in Jonesboro have arrested a woman for shoplifting and say she enlisted her children to help.

Authorities said Wednesday that a 29-year-old woman was spotted on store surveillance concealing items Monday at a Sears store.

Our ABC station in Jonesboro, KAIT, reports that two children, ages 15 and 10, were also arrested for shoplifting. Two younger children, ages 6 and 8, were present but not involved in the thefts. The older children were taken to the Craighead County Juvenile Detention Center and the younger ones were released to a relative.

We are withholding the name of the mother to protect the identities of the underage children.

A 47-year-old man was also charged and was held on an unrelated felony warrant out of West Memphis.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Authorities await ID on body found in burned car

    Authorities await ID on body found in burned car

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:17:48 GMT
    Authorities are investigating after a person was found dead inside of a burned car in St. Francis County.More >>
    Authorities are investigating after a person was found dead inside of a burned car in St. Francis County.More >>
  • Homeless man arrested in stabbing death of NLR man

    Homeless man arrested in stabbing death of NLR man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:01:39 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – A homeless man was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly stabbing a man to death. Little Rock police officers were called to 1400 North Street, but were flagged down by a white male, Leslie Webb, on La Harpe.More >>
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – A homeless man was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly stabbing a man to death. Little Rock police officers were called to 1400 North Street, but were flagged down by a white male, Leslie Webb, on La Harpe.More >>
  • Cold Front To Increase Showers and T-Storms Thursday

    Cold Front To Increase Showers and T-Storms Thursday

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:50:29 GMT
    A cold air mass will remain over Arkansas this Christmas holiday. With sunshine on this Christmas Eve we'll see highs only in the upper 30s to mid 40's over the state.More >>
    Warm conditions will dominate the upcoming weekend and beyondMore >>