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Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Odessa Wal-Mart

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One woman is behind bars on charges of theft after attempting to steal jewelry from an Odessa Wal-Mart.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, officers responded to the 4200 block of North JBS Parkway on Sunday in reference to a shoplifter.

When officers arrived, Wal-Mart employees told police that they saw a woman conceal jewelry inside of her purse and leave the store without attempting to pay for it.

The woman, later identified as 47-year-old Georgiann Deforge, had three prior convictions for theft of property.

All of the jewelry, valued at approximately $159, was returned to Wal-Mart.

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