Tips Lead To Arrest of Downtown Shoplifter

Tips from the public helped police identify a woman who is accused of stealing four items on Thursday, January 14, 2016, from the Louis Vuitton Store at 230 King Street. The items cost $4,515.

Lisa Childers Powell, 46, of Rubin Avenue, Georgetown, is charged with grand larceny and property crime enhancement. Powell is being held in the Al Cannon Detention Center.

She was arrested Thursday, January 21, 2016, in Georgetown by Georgetown County Sheriff Deputies.

Police released surveillance photos of the suspect. Tips from several citizens to Crime Stoppers and a reporter with the Post and Courier led to the arrest.

Investigation is ongoing

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