3 accused of taking thousands worth of merchandise from Kohl's in Paducah

3 accused of taking thousands worth of merchandise from Kohl's in Paducah

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - According to police, three people are facing charges after being accused of taking thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from Kohl's in Paducah on Friday, June 29.

Whitney L, Morgan, 22, Teesheona Williams, 19, of Paducah, Ky.  were taken into custody on felony theft by shoplifting charges. A 17-year-old juvenile was taken into custody on a charge of felony theft by shoplifting.

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The three were reportedly seen by store employees who reported the trio were hiding the items and trying to leave the store without paying.

Loss prevention called police after they were seen on tape reportedly concealing items throughout the store in bags and shopping carts.

One of the three left the store in a vehicle with no registration,

The other two were stopped as they passed the theft detectors.

The merchandise was valued at more than $3,500.

Morgan and Williams were booked into the county jail. The teenager was released to her guardian after being cited.

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