CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OR (KPTV) – Two gals arrested following stealing from merchants at the Clackamas Town Center and Clackamas Promenade are related to a theft ring that has hit Beaverton, Salem and Tigard, according to investigators.
Deputies responded to Dick’s Sporting Merchandise at the Clackamas Town Middle at 2 p.m. Dec. 8. Two suspects stole many pairs of UGG boots and then still left the scene in a Dodge Magnum with Washington plates.
The description of the suspects and the suspect motor vehicle matched an additional attempted theft at the Macy’s shop in the shopping mall a couple months earlier. It also matched data dispersed by the Tigard Police Section about an structured retail theft team functioning in the location.
Deputies discovered the suspect car was upcoming found at the Clackamas Promenade, parked in entrance of Nordstrom Rack. The car or truck was unoccupied, but the engine was jogging.
Deputies viewed the vehicle and swooped in when the two suspects still left the keep. Felicia Lucille Pelote, 29, of Vancouver, and Erianna Appreciate Jones, 25, of Gresham, had been detained at the scene.
Jones was carrying a Nike purchasing bag crammed with boots that had just been stolen from Nordstrom Rack, according to deputies.
Deputies explained quite a few packing containers of UGG boots, similar to these that experienced just been stolen from Dick’s Sporting Goods, ended up found through the home windows in the again of the Dodge Magnum.
Additional stolen apparel with selling price tags and safety gadgets even now connected were being also recovered, in accordance to deputies.
Investigators reported Pelote admitted stealing goods from Dick’s Sporting Products, but denied thieving everything from Nordstrom Rack. Ms. Jones also admitted to thieving from Dick’s Sporting Products.
Employees from equally retailers recognized Jones and Pelote as the theft suspects, and claimed they were inside the merchants collectively, and when they remaining jointly the stability alarm sounded at each locations.
Pelote was booked into the Clackamas County Jail on costs of initial-diploma theft and prison conspiracy. Jones was booked into jail on theft rates and a warrant out of Clackamas County for two further counts of structured retail theft. She was also in violation of her parole, in accordance to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Business.
Even more investigation revealed that Jones and Pelote are suspects linked to quite a few theft situations in Beaverton, Tigard and Salem in November and December. Investigators stated it’s aspect of a more substantial theft ring investigation.
The full sum of merchandise stolen from all the documented thefts is estimated to be a lot more than $10,000.
Any person with facts about this investigation is requested to get in touch with the sheriff’s business idea line at 503-723-4949 or https://www.clackamas.us/sheriff/tip and reference CCSO Case # 20-026105.
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