October 31, 2013

Shoplifter arrested at Walmart

Staff Writer


Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Larry Parrott and Senior Sgt. Greg Poynter arrested a female subject on Monday, Oct. 28 at 8:28 p.m. at Walmart in southern Laurel County following an investigation in conjunction with the store's loss prevention team.

April R. Chadwell, 34, of South Hwy. 1223, Corbin, was arrested and charged with Theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting). Allegedly she had a receipt from a prior visit and intended to shoplift the same item, then return it to the service desk for cash back. Chadwell was also charged on two warrants from Knox County and one from Laurel County.

Chadwell was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.