Huntingburg women accused of shoplifting

From Local Sources

JASPER — Police arrested two Huntingburg women and accused them of shoplifting Sunday evening at the Walmart Supercenter.

The Jasper Police Department was called to the report of a possible shoplifting in progress at the 4040 N. Newton St. store at 5:58 p.m.

Police say store asset protection staff advised two women placed items in plastic bags, put them in carts and exited the store without paying.

Officers located Christina D. Nolan, 20, and Kaylee N. Eckart, 19, both of 405 E. Fifth St., Huntingburg, pushing a cart outside Walmart.

An investigation determined the items they allegedly tried to steal were valued at $497.48.

Authorities booked Eckart and Nolan into the Dubois County Security Center at 7:40 p.m. on preliminary misdemeanor counts of theft. They posted bond later Sunday night.

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