WFPD: Woman arrested after trying to steal vacuum

WFPD: Woman arrested after trying to steal vacuum

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - A Wichita Falls woman is behind bars after police said she tried to wheel out a stolen vacuum from Walmart.

Officers were called out to the Walmart on Lawrence Road around 4:17 p.m. on Thursday for a possible criminal trespass.

Loss Prevention told police Leslie Marie Craven, 22, tried to exit the store from the lawn and garden section with a vacuum, valued at $248, that she had not paid for.

Loss Prevention stopped Craven until officers arrived. Craven was found with three visa cards belonging to other people.

Police said a record check showed she had one previous conviction for theft in Wichita County.

Craven also had a warrant out for her arrest. She was arrested and charged with Theft Over $100 Under $750, Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information and Violation of Probation for Forgery of Financial Instrument.

Her bond is $25,000.

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