CRANBERRY TWP — Two Pittsburgh residents face theft charges after allegedly attempting to take more than $450 worth of merchandise from a township store last week.
Tiffany M. Mitchell-Fields, 28, and Larry J. Richards, 45, are charged with conspiracy to commit retail theft and retail theft.
Township police were called to Walmart around 3:30 p.m. Sept. 1 for a report of retail theft in progress. The initial dispatch indicated two people were involved, and a woman was seen leaving the store in a motorized wheelchair.
Richards and Mitchell-Fields were located in the parking lot, where loss prevention officers said the two put items in the wheelchair's basket before leaving without paying. The complaint notes the items totaled $461.68.
Both Richards and Mitchell-Fields were arraigned Sept. 1, and are scheduled for preliminary hearings Friday. Mitchell-Fields remains in jail in lieu of $10,000 monetary bond, while Richards is being held on $5,000 bond.