Shoplifter tried to take jewelry in Milton

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MILTON, Ga. – A Dawsonville woman was arrested May 30 after allegedly trying to steal nearly $200 in jewelry and clothing from a Milton store.

Employees of the Windward Walmart told police they saw Raquel Marie Alvarado, 25, of Dawsonville, enter the store and seemingly at random select pieces of jewelry from displays.

She then allegedly tried to conceal them in a duffel bag. She selected a shirt and then went to the customer service desk where she exchanged it for an $8 gift card. She then attempted to leave the store. In total, she was accused of stealing more than $200 in goods.

Alvarado was arrested for shoplifting.

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