A LaGrange woman was arrested in Auburn, Ala. on Thursday after she shoplifted from Dillard's department store in the Colonial Mall and fled the scene.
Auburn Police arrested 29-year-old Laura Michelle Nelms and charged her with theft of property in the 2nd degree. Nelms fled the scene, but her vehicle was later spotted by police and a traffic stop was conducted. Auburn Police said Nelms stole over $1,300 in merchandise from Dillard's, which was later recovered.
The Auburn Police said theft of property in the 2nd degree is a Class C felony punishable by a fine of up to $15,000, and one to 10 years imprisonment. Nelms is being held in the Lee County jail while she awaits bond.
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