LSO nabs alleged shoplifter in Laurel County

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Sgt. Larry Parrott arrested Barbara Singleton, age 45, of Red Hill Rd., Livingston on Tuesday night, October 6, 2015, at approximately 11:56 PM.

The arrest occurred at Walmart near Corbin in southern Laurel County after Walmart's loss prevention team detained this subject.

When Sgt. Parrott arrived at the scene and conducted an investigation, he learned that this subject had allegedly been observed concealing unpaid merchandise in her purse and on her person and attempted to leave the store without paying for the items.

Barbara Singleton was charged with theft by unlawful taking – shoplifting. In addition, this subject was charged on a Boyle County warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of shoplifting.

This subject was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Photo of accused is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


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