Alleged Purse Thief Caught
KSAL Staff - September 9, 2015 10:43 am
An Edmond, Oklahoma woman is in police custody for allegedly stealing a purse from Grandma Max’s restaurant on 1944 North 9th St yesterday morning.
Police say that Leah Williams-Herd, 45 of Edmond, allegedly stole a worker’s purse from over the counter when the worker was assisting another customer. Williams-Herd then used cash from the purse to purchase a room at Motel 6 and a Visa card to purchase a meal from McDonald’s and cigarettes from the 24/7 Gas Station on North 9th Street where police apprehended her.
In the motel room, police found the purse and 15.7 grams of marijuana.
She is being charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, theft and four counts of use of stolen financial card.