Photo: Palo Alto Shoplifting suspects
PALO ALTO – The PAPD arrested five female shoplifters in different incidents occurring at the Stanford Shopping Mall.
First of all, on Tuesday July 10 at about 2:45 p.m., a call reporting a theft came in. The call came from Urban Outfitters, located at the Stanford Shopping Center.
Two women entered the store and then left without paying for multiple items. A store employee followed the two women and obtained a license plate connected to the two female suspects.
Police arrested 26-year-old Tonisha Harris of Fremont in Hayward on Monday July 16. Her charges are felony commercial burglary and a probation violation. Authorities have not yet identified the second female suspect.
Then on Tuesday, July 17 at about 2:30 p.m. two more female shoplifters stole numerous articles of clothing from Victoria’s Secret. A third female waited in the getaway car.
Police charged 31-year-old Shameia Williams of Bay Point with felony commercial burglary and misdemeanor possession of drugs. She also had a probation violation. In addition, 35-year-old Andrea Randle has charges of felony commercial burglary and conspiracy.
Randle also had a misdemeanor warrant out of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office for shoplifting. Finally, police booked 28-year-old Veronica Payne of Antioch for commercial burglary.
Anyone with information about this incident can call our 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via text message or voicemail to 650-383-8984.