Fifty-seven-year-old woman arrested on felony theft charge

A 57-year-old Texas woman was arrested Feb. 9 on a felony grand theft charge after allegedly stealing merchandise from Irene’s Resort Wear, 5308 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

According to the probable cause affidavit, Danielle Blake entered the store, browsed and then placed a bracelet valued at $82 into her purse.

The store manager allegedly observed the theft and called police as soon as the woman left.

Holmes Beach Police Department dispatched an officer, who made contact with Blake. Upon searching the woman’s purse, the officer allegedly discovered the bracelet, as well as a second bracelet valued at $48.

He also discovered a jacket from the store valued at $164 in her possession, according to the report.

Blake was booked into the Manatee County jail on $1,500 bond. According to jail records, she posted bond the same day and was released.

Blake is scheduled to be arraigned at 9 a.m. Friday, March 8, at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.

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