Five Female Shoplifters busted at Stanford Mall in Various Incidents

Five Female Shoplifters busted at Stanford Mall in Various Incidents
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 or sent via text message or voicemail to 650-383-8984.

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