Police seeking woman they say stole over $2K worth of cigarettes in front of employee

Police are searching for a woman who they say walked into a Millcreek Walgreens and filled a bag with over $2,000 worth of cigarettes in front of an employee.

Police are searching for a woman who they say walked into a Millcreek Walgreens and filled a bag with over $2,000 worth of cigarettes in front of an employee. (Unified Police Department Millcreek Precinct)



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MILLCREEK — Police are searching for a suspect who they say walked into a Millcreek Walgreens and filled a bag with over $2,000 worth of cigarettes in front of an employee.

The woman entered the Walgreens at 3291 S. Highland Drive on Aug. 9 just before 9 a.m., police say. Security video footage shows her pulling a garbage bag from her pocket, walking behind a counter and filling the bag with cartons of cigarettes totaling $2,275.60 in price.

The woman was confronted by an employee during the theft, police say, but she continued filling the bag and then walked out, leaving in an unknown direction.

The same woman is wanted in connection with similar thefts in Murray, Bountiful and West Jordan, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to call detective Doug Lambert at 385-468-9634 and reference Millcreek Unified police case No. 22-76947.

Police are searching for a suspect who they say walked into a Millcreek Walgreens and filled a bag with over $2,000 worth of cigarettes in front of an employee.
Police are searching for a suspect who they say walked into a Millcreek Walgreens and filled a bag with over $2,000 worth of cigarettes in front of an employee. (Photo: Unified Police Department Millcreek Precinct)
Police are searching for a suspect they say walked into a Millcreek Walgreen's and stole over $2,000 worth of cigarettes.
Police are searching for a suspect they say walked into a Millcreek Walgreen's and stole over $2,000 worth of cigarettes. (Photo: Unified Police Department Millcreek Precinct)

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