According to the New York State Police, an Auburn woman was arrested on Monday after she stole an employee at the Fingerlakes Mall and was found to have a Taser.
Jessica T. Richardson, 22, completed an interview at JCPenney in Fingerlakes Mall on Monday and left the store. According to the state police, on the same day, she returned to an office in the store to retrieve the phone she left behind. She started taking a wallet and wallet from an employee and then went to the Soul Halloween store in the mall to buy two children’s clothing. Police said Richardson used the prepaid debit card belonging to the employee to pay for the clothing.
According to the police, when she was arrested shortly after purchasing the clothing, the police found that she had a ViperTek taser and was arrested in Buffalo for two activities.
Richardson is accused of four-level theft and four-level criminals. She was tried in the town of Aurelius and was remanded to Cayuga County Prison without bail. She is scheduled to appear at 7 pm. September 19th.