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Durham woman charged with theft at Crabtree Valley mall

Posted July 16, 2011 10:47 a.m. EDT
Updated July 16, 2011 1:13 p.m. EDT

— A Durham woman was charged Friday with trying to steal nearly $1,200 worth of items from a store at Crabtree Valley Mall store in Raleigh.

An arrest warrant states that Crystal Nicole Williams, 32, of 2327 Lindmont Ave., took clothing, shoes and electronics from the Sears store in the mall.

Williams was charged with felony larceny, placed in the Wake County jail and given an $8,000 secured bond. Her first court appearance was set for Monday.

Williams has 26 convictions dating to 2006, including numerous counts of larceny, identity theft, credit card fraud and shoplifting, according to state Department of Correction records.

She has served two five-month jail sentences and was most recently released last October.