Limerick Police arrest 3 women for retail theft at outlets

From left, Tashena Speights, 40, Chanelle Wilson, 25, and Lakisha Hayes, 38, all of Philadelphia.
From left, Tashena Speights, 40, Chanelle Wilson, 25, and Lakisha Hayes, 38, all of Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Limerick Police
Lakisha Hayes
Lakisha Hayes Photo courtesy of Limerick Police

LIMERICK >> Limerick Police have arrested three women in relation to a shoplifting incident in August.

Lakisha Hayes, 38, of Philadelphia, Tashena Speights, 40, of Philadelphia and Chanelle Wilson, 25, of Philadelphia, were arrested last week after police were called to the scene.

Limerick Police said in a Facebook post that they were called to the Philadelphia Premium Outlets, 18 West Lightcap Road, on Aug. 31 for a report of a retail theft by three women. Upon arrival, Officer McGuigan and Officer Murphy were able to locate the three women attempting to leave in a vehicle, police said.

During an investigation, police located $1,042 in stolen merchandise from several different stores.

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Speights and Hayes were found to already have active arrest warrants for retail theft, according to police.

Hayes, Speights and Wilson are being charged with retail theft and related charges. Speights is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Sept. 28 before District Judge Scott Palladino and Hayes and Wilson will face preliminary hearings on Sept. 22 before District Judge Walter Gadzicki. Bail was set at $5,000 for Hayes and Wilson and bail was set at $2,500 for Speights, according to court documents.