A Newark woman allegedly attempted to shoplift two Michael Kors handbags from Lord & Taylor.
Freehold Township Police charged a Newark woman with shoplifting after she allegedly attempted to steal designer handbags from a Freehold Raceway Mall department store. Coulette K. Stokes, 46, of Holiday Court is accused of trying to take two Michael Kors handbags from Lord & Taylor on Wednesday, Jan. 23. According to Stoke’s complaint warrant, she concealed the bags under her dress. Together, the bags totaled $676. Stokes has been remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) on $5,000 bail.
They allegedly had over $1,000 worth of stolen merchandise in their possession.
Freehold Township Police arrested a couple of shoplifters trying to get away with over $1,000 worth of merchandise. Tai France, 29, and Tyrone McLeod, 31, both of Brooklyn, were arrested at the Freehold Raceway Mall on June 25. They allegedly tried to hide $428.50 worth of clothing and walk out of the Lord and Taylor in the Freehold Raceway Mall when they were caught. They also allegedly had $72.85 worth of stolen clothing from H&M, $244.75 from American Eagle and $450 from Abercrombie & Fitch. France and McLeod are charged with shoplifting and receiving stolen property. Both had a prior criminal history at the time of their arrest.