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Georgia woman accused of stealing purse from elderly woman's cart at Johnson City Target

Staff Report • Today at 7:30 PM

Johnson City police arrested a Georgia woman Tuesday on charges she stole a purse from an elderly woman’s shopping cart and tried to cash a check stolen from the purse and forged.

Jamie Elaine Davis, 33, 149 Wilder Way Williamson, Ga., was charged with theft of property over $500 and forgery less than $500.

Police said Davis took a purse from an elderly victim’s shopping cart while she shopped in the Johnson City Target. Davis later attempted to cash a forged check from the stolen purse.

She was jailed in the Washington County Detention Center on $20,000 bond and arraigned Wednesday in Sessions Court.