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Posted on: September 25, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Previously Trespassed Theft Suspect Attempts to Steal Over $1,300 in Merchandise

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Previously Trespassed Theft Suspect Attempts to Steal Over $1,300 in Merchandise, Arrested for Burglary 2nd, Theft 2nd, Criminal Trespass 2nd, and Misdemeanor Warrant

A Spokane Valley Deputy, assisted by Store Asset Protection employees, identified a possible theft suspect after she walked out of the store with a cart full of merchandise.  The investigation discovered that the suspect had previously been trespassed from store property, attempted to steal over $1,300 worth of store items, and had a valid misdemeanor warrant for her arrest.  She was booked into the Spokane County Jail for Burglary 2nd Degree, Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree, Theft 2nd Degree, and the misdemeanor warrant.     

On September 22, 2023, at approximately 6:20 pm, a Spokane Valley Deputy, working with Store Assets Protection employees, identified an adult female suspect attempting to steal a cart full of merchandise from Walmart, 5025 E. Sprague Avenue. 

The Deputy contacted the suspect, identified as 32-year-old Breanna L. Stead, as she was pushing a cart full of merchandise in the parking lot, past all points of sale.     

The Deputy contacted Stead and detained her without incident.  After being informed of her rights, she invoked her right to remain silent and was not questioned. 

All the items were recovered and brought back inside the store.  Once tallied, the merchandise was valued at $1,319.31 before tax.   

A check of Stead’s name revealed she had been trespassed from Walmart and a valid Theft 3rd warrant, a misdemeanor.  

She was transported and booked into the Spokane County Jail for Burglary 2nd Degree, Theft 2nd Degree, Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree, and her misdemeanor warrant.  

Her bond on the two new felony and one misdemeanor charges was set at $750 by Spokane County Superior Court Commissioner J. Pelc.  The bond for her Theft 3rd Degree warrant was set at $1,000 by Spokane County District Court Judge R. Leland.     

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