Couple returns home to find items stolen

September 14, 1994

A Laurel woman who spent the weekend with her husband in Atlantic City returned to find that jewelry and cash had been taken from their house, possibly by people attending a party at the home, according to a police report.

Myra Kaye Patterson, 41, reported the theft around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Her teen-age daughter had two groups of friends at the house during the weekend, police said.

The missing items included jewelry, an electric razor, a cellular telephone and an unknown amount of cash.

Laurel woman charged with stealing shoes

Police arrested a woman Sunday afternoon after she walked out of a Jamesway store wearing a pair of shoes she did not buy, officials said.

Shortly after 3 p.m., a security guard stopped a woman outside the store. After being confronted, the woman admitted the theft, police said. She told the officer she was only having fun and didn't mean to do any harm, according to police.

Teresa Ann Thompson, 31, of the 300 block of Marganza South in Laurel was arrested and charged with theft under $300, police said.

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