Detroit woman charged with shoplifting from Neiman Marcus in Troy

Sharron Janine Howard-Wedlow accused of taking Burberry shirts, Gucci bag; Suspect also charged with marijuana posession

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TROY, Mich. - Troy police said a 37-year-old woman who is charged with shoplifting from a Neiman Marcus at Somerset Collection told them she was doing it so she could re-sell the merchandise on the street.

Sharron Janine Howard-Wedlow, of Detroit, was arrested Saturday when loss prevention officers said they saw her take six Burberry shirts, a True Religion brand hat and a Gucci bag -- valued at $2,465.

Police said Howard-Wedlow had two children with her at the time of the alleged crime who were turned over to family members.

In addition to being charged with retail fraud, Howard-Wedlow was also charged with possession of marijuana after police said they found the drug in her purse.

Police said Howard-Wedlow also has three outstanding warrants out for her arrest through other police departments.

Her bail was set at $20,000.

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