[Update (6/21/21): Police have eliminated one of the suspects from the case. We have removed her photo and description from this story.]
MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect believed to have stolen more than $8,900 worth of merchandise from three stores.
Police say they are involved in these incidents:
• Fragrances valued at $4,081 stolen April 30 at 12:19 p.m. from Ulta, 2113 Matthews Township Pkwy.
• Over-the-counter medications valued at $3,242.10 stolen May 20 at 2:50 p.m. from Costco, 2125 Matthews Township Pkwy.
• Over-the-counter medications valued at $1,600 stolen June 6 at 3:30 p.m. from Costco, 2125 Matthews Township Pkwy.
Police believe she is part of a larger organized retail theft ring that has several pending criminal cases throughout the Carolinas, Virginia and Maryland.
Contact Detective Daniel Michalak at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-841-6793 with any information about these suspects.