Undercover operation busts shoplifting ring at Northwoods Mall

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – An undercover operation by the North Charleston Police Department has busted a shoplifting ring at Northwoods Mall, resulting in four arrests.

During a two-day operation, officers say detectives proved 27 different thefts with $17,989 in stolen items.

Officials say the operation was put into action on July 2 and 3.

Four suspects have since been arrested:

  • Alicia Cooper, 34, charged with Retail Theft 2nd Offense
  • Shaquanan Anderson, 31, charged with Property Crime Enhancement
  • Akeima Stanley, 31, charged with Property Crime Enhancement
  •  Peaches A. Sawyer, 33, Two warrants for Property Crime Enhancement

North Charleston PD says the investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are possible.

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Author: Zandrea Mays