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21-year-old Shaela King was booked on an outstanding warrant for allegedly stealing her aunt’s wallet from her purse on January 4th, 2023. Barbara Sadler reported the theft the next day. Sadler stated that while visiting her niece’s home on Richards Road the day prior, her belongings were stolen, and only her niece and a baby were in the apartment at the time. She explained that she placed her purse in the living room and entered the kitchen. She only noticed her wallet was missing once she was at the store to pick up a tool she needed to put her niece’s bed together. According to Barbara, before asking Shaela if she had seen her wallet, she blurted out that she didn’t steal from her. There was 145 dollars, a state ID, multiple credit/debit cards, and a phone inside the wallet. Barbara located her phone in the backseat of her vehicle but claimed she never took it out of her wallet before it was stolen. Barbara stated that Shaela was the only one in the backseat the night of the theft.
Shaela King was booked on the summons of theft on December 5th.
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