Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release
According to the investigation, the defendants entered Publix, Target, Walmart and Winn-Dixie retail stores in a coordinated effort to fill empty plastic totes or suitcases with merchandise, including expensive items, and walked out of the store. If approached by store management the defendants would abandon the property and flee. When the theft ring successfully stole items, they would attempt to sell the stolen goods online.
In total, the defendants are responsible for more than 100 incidents, often for several thousand dollars each in Bradford, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns counties.
The following defendants are facing charges related to the theft ring:
· Dantavia Berry;
· Deedra Berry;
· Brian Harris;
· Latoya Shurman;
· Natasha Soukseunchay; and
· Jennifer Upton