CPD: Purse Snatcher in Custody

FLOYD COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) — The woman law enforcement call a serial purse snatcher is now behind bars.

Cleveland police tell News 12 Freda Darlene Garrett was arrested Sunday, and is in jail in Floyd County, Georgia.

Police say Darlene Garrett is behind a string of crimes in several cities in both East Tennessee and North Georgia.

She’s accused of stealing purses and wallets out of shopping carts.

Cleveland police say they’ve recovered more than 15 different IDs, credit cards, checks, and various items from different victims.

We’re told Garrett will eventually face charges in several other counties.


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