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Mother, Daughters and Daughter's Friend Arrested for Shoplifting at Epps Bridge Wal Mart

The thefts happened at the Epps Bridge Parkway Wal Mart.

Brittany Bethke
Brittany Bethke
An Athens woman, her juvenile daughter, her 18 year old daughter and the daughter's 18 year old friend were apprehended for shoplifting at the Wal Mart on Epps Bridge Parkway. The incident is said to have occurred between 6 and 6:22pm on Sunday, according to an incident report by an Oconee County Sheriff's Deputy.

Nicole Johnson, 41, her juvenile child, her daughter Allexandrah Burke and the daughter's friend Brittany Bethke, of Thomaston, were all charged with Theft by Shoplifting under $500. The four females each were estimated to have taken $100 worth of merchandise, including items such as lipstick and body wash. 

Johnson told the deputy that she took full responsibility for her daughters' actions. The deputy charged the woman with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The younger girl was released to an another adult. Johnson, her older daughter and her daughter's friend were taken to the Oconee County Jail.


stutterbutter September 21, 2013 at 02:36 PM
Shame shame shame
Red Coat September 21, 2013 at 08:33 PM
To deal with the leeches of society, flogging should be brought back. If that is too harsh, put these slugs in reflective vests and let them pick up litter along the road side.
Rebecca McCarthy (Editor) September 21, 2013 at 09:51 PM
Red Coat: flogging is considered too harsh. I think picking up litter would be a good thing for many people. I just can't imagine what this mother was thinking....

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