Last Week in Shoplifting: Massage Oil, Vibration Rings, Spiral Ham

On Nov. 20, Police charged Shanira Villafane, 19, of 8 Woodward St., Cumberland, with felony shoplifting for allegedly stealing two bottles of massage oil, two Durex Play vibration rings, deodorant, nail glue and a spiral ham from the Garfield Avenue Stop and Shop.

Police said Villafane was observed by store loss prevention employees as she concealed the items in her purse.

Villafane was charged with felony shoplifting because she has a previous conviction for shoplifting and the total value of the stolen items was more than $100.

On Nov. 22, police charged Raymond Earl Henderson, 65, 0f 160 Broad St., Providence, with felony shoplifting and habitual shoplifting for allegedly stealing three tool sets and two bolt sets valued $169.43 from the Kmart on Garfield Avenue.

Police said Henderson had an active warrant out of Florida and has a lengthy criminal background with shoplifting charges.

Henderson was arraigned and held without bail on the earlier charges. On the new charges, bail was set at $5,000 with surety.

On Nov. 22, police charged Jessica Porreca, 27, of 241 Woonasquatucket Ave., North Providence, with shoplifting for allegedly stealing clothing worth $66.07 from the Garfield Avenue K-Mart.

Police said Porreca was observed by store loss prevention officers as she concealed the clothes in her purse and walked out of the store with making any effort to pay.

On Nov. 23, police charged Nicole Petrella, 24, of 18 Kingston Lane, Narragansett, with shoplifting after she stole $345.84 worth of merchandise from the Garfield Avenue K-Mart.

Police said they found Petrella walking along Garfield Avenue by Texas Roadhouse carrying two bags full of items. She reportedly pleaded with police and promised to return all the items but the store opted to press charges.

On Nov. 23, police charged Roger George Isom, 52, of 415 Friendship St., Providence, with shoplifting and a warrant after he allegedly stole four packs of batteries, three pliers and other tools from the Garfield Avenue K-Mart.

Police said store security watched him hide the items in his jacket before he walked out the door. Once in police custody, police said they discovered he had two active Superior Court bench warrants.

Becca December 11, 2013 at 09:33 AM
This plaza should have a police detail hours of operation!


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