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Friday, April 19, 2024

Trio of women arrested on theft, drug charges at Wal-Mart in Summerfield

Three Summerfield women were arrested on theft and drug charges Thursday at Wal-Mart in Summerfield.

Jamie Stephanie Thalgott
Amanda Lynn Fleming

Amanda Lynn Fleming, 29, and Jamie Stephanie Thalgott, 25, entered the store and attempted to return a Ninja coffee maker, according to an arrest report from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. However, when store personnel opened the box, it was discovered it contained dishes and not the coffee maker.

They also attempted to return a Barbie, toilet paper and batteries. The Barbie was determined to be the only legitimate return and the women were issued a $31.98 gift card.

The women then selected multiple items including a fire safe and left the store. They were detained by a loss prevention officer.

Denise Lynn MacLean

Meanwhile, Fleming’s mother, 53-year-old Denise Lynn MacLean arrived at the store. She attempted to lie to cover up for her daughter, according to the arrest report. MacLean was found to be in possession of methadone and was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and obstructing justice.

Thalgott and Fleming were arrested on charges of petit theft.

All three women were booked at the Marion County Jail.

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