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Convicted felon held for multiple shoplifting offenses
Back in May, we asked for the public's help to identify this suspect, wanted for stealing more than $700 in merchandise from the Columbia Avenue Target. Last night, 47-year-old Melissa Cruthrid surrendered at the Williamson County Jail. She was linked to a second felony theft and a misdemeanor theft – all from Franklin Target stores in 2016.
Cruthrid, a convicted felon, is being held on the $2,250 bond set by the Magistrate. Holds are being placed on Cruthrid by other Tennessee counties who also want her for crimes in their jurisdictions. Cruthrid is due in Williamson County Court 02/23/2017 at 1:00 pm.
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