Police arrest 2 in Walmart theft

Anthony Cloud Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

Middlesboro police arrested two people on felony theft charges on Monday.

Stacy McIntosh, 23, and Michael Fleet, 24, both of Middlesboro, were arrested for theft by unlawful taking over $500.

According to the arrest citation, McIntosh shoplifted a 40-inch TV and computer from Walmart on Oct. 18. The items were valued at $796. She was also charged with two counts of theft by unlawful taking under $500 for allegedly shoplifting two home theater systems from the store on Oct. 17.

According to Lt. Tom Busic, Fleet assisted McIntosh with the thefts and received the same charges. Both individuals were given $1,000 bonds and lodged at the Bell County Detention Center.

Busic said McIntosh and Fleet were caught on surveillance committing the acts at the store. Police were at the store on another call at the time the tapes were reviewed.

Sgt. Ben Spurlock and officer Anthony Veillon were the arresting officers on the case.

In other police news, two people were arrested for allegedly passing a forged check.

Rhonda Renee Seigler, 24, of Middlesboro, and Kevin Joseph Perkins, 24, of Middlesboro, were arrested by officer Joe Holder of the Middlesboro police and charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

According to the citations, both individuals attempted to pass forged checks belonging to Eugene Summers at Bill’s Market.

Seigler was also charged with receiving stolen property under $500. Police said Seigler had Summers check book in her possession after it had been reported stolen.

Seigler and Perkins were both held at the detention center.

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