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Woman arrested for retail theft

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Posted at 5:20 PM, Jan 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-15 17:20:34-05

CAPE CORAL, Fla. --- A woman arrested after being caught stealing from a local retailer.

According to investigators, 22-year-old Liudeibys Jimenez-Silva, went into Kohl's Department Store located on the 500 block of Southwest Pine Island Road. 

An employee who reportedly noticed Jimenez-Silva leaving the store with a large amount of stolen goods, stopped her. 

The Loss prevention employee told Jimenez-Silva that they watched her select several pieces of jewelry, clothing and sandals, taking them into the dressing room with her. 

A Cape Coral Police reports states that Jimenez-Silva ripped tags off of the items and placed them into her purse. 

Jimenez-Silva more than $800 worth of items. 

Officers were called to the scene and arrested Jimenez-Silva for grand theft.