A Shreveport woman is behind bars after officials at Walmart reportedly caught her when she failed to pay for items in the store.
Carly Keene, 29, of the 300 block of Forest Street in Shreveport, was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 30, for felony theft of goods and possession of Schedule IV CDS.
Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper says Sgt. Joel Kendrick, Officer First Class Jesse Cutrer and Officer Brandon Curry responded to the call, adding Keene had been detained for failing to pay for items she picked up in the store.
“She was detained for concealing items and passing all points of payment, failing to pay for the items,” he said. “A search of her person and belongings incident to arrest revealed 12 generic Xanax pills.”
The pills were reportedly located in a cigarette wrapper inside her wallet, according to the police report.
Cropper says she was placed into custody and transported to the Minden Police Station.
“When she was booked, her criminal history revealed several prior arrests for theft,” he said.
According to the police report, Keene was arrested for theft in February 2006, August 2009, October 2009, September 2012, January 2013, February 2014 and March 2015.
Keene was transported to Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center.