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RETAIL THEFT - DOLLAR GENERAL STORE
12/27/2012 - 6:20:00 PM

12/28/12 @ 6:20 P.M. WYBPD were radio dispatched to the Dollar General Store located within the 1200 block of W. Market St. for a retail theft in progress.   The perpetrator was described as an adult black female that was inside of the store and to be concealing merchandise under her clothing.   Upon arrival this perpetrator was identified by store employees and she was quickly apprehended by a patrolman.    The stolen merchandise was also recovered and it was determined that the combined value of the items exceeded $54.00.    The arresting patrolman was then able to identify the alleged thief as Sharon BASKERVILLE, 50 Y.O.A, B/F, with a home address within the 500 block of Jessop Place, York City.  Upon further investigation, the patrolman also determined that BASKERVILLE had seven (7) prior convictions for retail theft, automatically making this new offense a felony.   BASKERVILLE was then transported to Central Booking for processing.