West Virginia shoplifter-purse snatcher captured at Walmart www.privateofficer.com
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va.June 16 2012 – A woman that State Police describe as a serial purse snatcher has been arrested, and is now in jail.
Dana Kirk, 41, of Huntington, was arrested after security guards at the Walmart along Route 60 in Huntington said they spotted a woman shoplifting and then stealing a wallet from a customer.
According to the criminal complaint, Kirk admitted during questioning to stealing five purses from women at the Huntington Walmart, two purses at the Barboursville Walmart and one purse at the Barboursville Kroger. Troopers say she also admitted to using a stolen credit card. They say the thefts happened May 19 and Tuesday afternoon.
As for motive, Kirk said she was addicted Roxy 30’s.
Troopers charged Kirk with shoplifting, petit larceny and forgery of credit card. She is being held in the Western Regional jail.