Buffalo Women Arrested for Grand Larceny From Eastern Hills Mall.
On August 19, 2018 Troopers responded to report of a larceny of approximately $2,000.00 worth of merchandise from Victoria's Secret in the Eastern Hills Mall. Store employees provided a license plate of the suspect vehicle. A short time later Cheektowaga PD observed the vehicle on SR 33 in Cheektowaga. The vehicle was stopped and the three occupants were found to be in possession of the Victoria’s Secret merchandise as well as other stolen merchandise and a specially designed purse for shoplifting. Shawndrina Hicks, 34, Michelle Brown, 37 and Rickita Latham, 33, all of Buffalo were arrested and charged with grand larceny 4th, possession of burglar tools, criminal possession of stolen property 4th and conspiracy 5th. Additionally, Rickita Latham was additionally charged with false personation and making a false written statement, after it was discovered she provided a false name during arrest and processing. Latham was wanted by NY Department of Corrections on a parole violation warrant. All three were arraigned in Clarence Court and remanded to the Erie County Holding Center in lieu of $500, $25,000 and $25,000 bail, respectively.