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Four Females--A Mother, Two Daughters and a Friend--Apprehended for Shoplifting

The accused shoplifters had torn off some tags on the merchandise so assessing their price was difficult.

Allexandrah Burke
Allexandrah Burke
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, the report says. 

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, according to the report.

Marian Hope Finco September 17, 2013 at 04:03 PM
Great example to follow Mom
Tim September 18, 2013 at 07:09 AM
What a Wonderfully Dysfunctional family........don't let em breed.
Rebecca McCarthy (Editor) September 18, 2013 at 08:57 AM
While I can't imagine ever stealing anything, much less doing it with my children, I hope this incident will mark a turning point in Ms. Johnson's life, and the lives of her daughters and the daughter's friend. If they need support, let's hope they find agencies set up to assist those in need, like the Ark or the Salvation Army.

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