A 33-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested Sunday evening for theft of property valued at less than $2,500, with two or more previous convictions, which enhances the charge to a felony offense, according to arrest reports.
Sulphur Springs police officers were dispatched at 4:45 p.m. Aug. 25 to a reported theft at Walmart. As Officer Adrian Pruitt arrived, he reported seeing the woman exit the store past all points of sale with several pieces of merchandise she reportedly did not pay for. Store asset protection staff reportedly told police the merchandise was valued at about $345. A records check showed several previous convictions, leading to her arrest at 5:12 p.m. on a felony theft charge, Pruitt alleged in arrest reports.
Miranda Lee Hodges, 33, of Sulphur Springs remained in Hopkins County jail Monday morning, Aug. 26. Bond was set at $5,000 on the charge, according to jail reports.