Mt. PLEASANT, Mich. — Michigan State Police arrested Kathleen Kolb of Mount Pleasant, Michigan on Retail Fraud 1st Degree charges. An investigation began on New Year’s Day 2013 when personnel of the Menard’s alerted troopers from the Mount Pleasant Post about a woman possibly stealing electronic dog collars from the store. The investigation revealed Kolb had been stealing from the store since October 2012.
The Menard’s store showed a loss from Kolb’s thefts totaling over $10,000.
On January 8th Kolb was observed by Menard’s personnel entering the store and called Michigan State Police who responded to the store and detained Kolb as she exited the store with stolen electronic dog collars and invisible fencing.
Kolb said she was stealing the items from the store and selling them on eBay.
The Isabella Trial Court issued an arrest warrant and Kolb surrendered and was arraigned on March 21, 2013.
She is released on bond. A preliminary exam is scheduled for March 28, 2013.