On February 9, 2017 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department arrested Kayla Deshea Ring for Theft of Property.

On February 2, 2017 the owner of a convenience store in the county reported suspicious activity found on surveillance footage by an employee. Investigators were able to view the footage which showed Ring on more than one occasion taking money from the cash register and placing it in her pocket. Investigators also observed Ring taking merchandise from the store without paying for it.

A probable cause affidavit was presented to the Lawrence County District Court and an arrest warrant issued for Ring.