On January 17, 2018 at 7:14 p.m., Milford Police Department Patrol Division responded to Walmart, located at 939 N DuPont Blvd, Milford, Kent County, DE reference to a shoplifting case. Officers received a description of the female suspect from the dispatch center and located the suspect in the area of Dollar Tree. Asset Protection staff positively identified the suspect that officers had located. The suspect was identified as Ashley Lare, 27 of Lincoln, DE. Investigation revealed the suspect had concealed merchandise in a bag and fled from the store. Asset protection was able to recover the stolen merchandise. Lare was taken into custody without incident. During a search incident to arrest, it was learned that Lare was in possession of drug paraphernalia.
Lare was charged with Shoplifting Under $1500 and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Marijuana Related. She had a presentment through Justice of the Peace Court 3 and was released on $501.00 unsecured bail with a no contact order with all Walmart stores. She was ordered to appear at a later date in Kent County Court of Common Pleas.
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