Share this article

print logo

Police target uptick in shoplifting at Fashion Outlets of Niagara

TOWN OF NIAGARA - Six shoplifters were arrested over a four-day period last week at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara, which has been plagued by shoplifters in recent months, police said.

On April 1, two Buffalo residents were arrested in a theft from the Calvin Klein store. William A. Lewis, 31, and Shareca I. William, 26, were charged with petit larceny and criminal conspiracy. Lewis also was also charged with possession of burglary tools. Police said he had a tool used by merchants to remove security tags from packages.

On April 2, police interrupted an attempted theft from Love Culture and arrested two women accused of stuffing $25 worth of clothing into their shirts before leaving the store. Charged with petit larceny are Jaylinn M. Cramer, 27, and Fredericka D. Howard, 27. Both are from Buffalo, police said.

On Tuesday, two Buffalo residents who used foil over security sensors on merchandise they attempted to steal were arrested, police said. Michael Williams III, 22, and Brianna T. Whittaker, 21, were each charged with petit larceny. Police said the two used foil-lined shopping bags and wrapped foil around security tags on merchandise.

Police said they also were investigating the March 30 theft of six jackets from the Tommy Hilfiger store by two two females.

There are no comments - be the first to comment