Wareham Police charging Mississippi woman with multiple warrants in alleged shoplifting incident

Rosalind Williams

WAREHAM – A woman with outstanding warrants in three states is being charged by Wareham Police in connection with an alleged shoplifting incident at Walmart.

Officers responded to the store Monday afternoon and were directed to a female who began running through the store until apprehended.

An investigation showed that Rosalind Williams, 51, of Tupelo, Mississippi, allegedly attempted to steal approximately $477 worth of
merchandise from the store and was noticed by Walmart Loss Prevention staff, who alerted police.

Williams was placed under arrest in the store, at which time she provided a false name and identifications to the arresting officers, until she was transported to the station, where continued investigation led to the discovery of her true identity.

Williams was visiting family in this area.

A further investigation led to the discovery that Williams had 9 outstanding arrest warrants issued with regard to previous felony theft incidents, 5 of which were issued in Massachusetts, 4 in Alabama, and 1 in Rhode Island.

She’s being charged with Larceny Over $250 with regard to the recent incident at Walmart, and has been held in custody with regard to the
9 outstanding arrest warrants. The out of state warrants will each have a charge of Fugitive from Justice applied to each warrant.

She was arraigned at Wareham District Court on Monday.


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