A $15,000 bond was set for a Pine Bluff woman who was arrested Monday after Lowes on East Harding Street reported an employee theft.
Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the bond for Jadiyah Collins 18, after ruling prosecutors have probable cause to charge her with theft of property.
Reading from a probable cause affidavit by Detective Keith Rucker Deputy Prosecutor Beth Carson reported that the store manager at Lowes reported the theft and she provided security photos of Collins interacting with two suspects and stated that Collins was assisting them in stealing items from the store that amounted to $3,382.54.
Carson went on to report what took place after she was placed under arrest.
Collins does not have a criminal history and said she would hire her own attorney. She was told to come back to court on Nov. 4th.
Knaudia Williams 23, was also an employee at this location and was arrested for theft of property on September 26th.
Carson reported the probable cause affidavit by Detective Jason Boykin who stated that officers spoke to the assets protection manager who had evidence and a signed confession from Williams confirming that she had made several fraudulent returns and failed to scan many items from July to September of this year.
Williams does not have any previous criminal history and stated that she would hire her own attorney.
Bridgforth also set a $15,000 for Williams after ruling prosecutors have probable cause to charge her with theft by receiving and she was told to return to court on Nov. 4.