Nov 19, 2012 5:46 PM by Melissa Canone
A mother and daughter were arrested in Eunice for allegedly stealing laundry detergent.
Eunice Police officers responded to Family Dollar, 1050 East Laurel Avenue, in reference to two shoplifters on the premise.
According to police, witnesses say Sparkle Anderson, 26, was allegedly picking out items and handing them to her mother, Adrienne Patrice Savoy, 45, who would then was place the item inside her purse.
When the shoplifters observed the officer enter the store the mother removed the items from her purse and place them on the shelf where they were standing, according to authorities. The items were then photographed by the investigating officer at the spot where they were placed by the suspects. The items included two liquid Gain laundry detergents($5.50 each), 1 Gain Sunshine($5.00), and 1 citrus Soft Soap($2.85) , $18.85 total value of items.
Both were placed under arrest and transported to Eunice PD and booked on charges of theft by shoplifting. Both were released by summons after booking.