Spartanburg Woman Receives 10 Year Sentence
A Spartanburg woman received a 10-year prison sentence and 5 years probation today after she accepted responsibility for multiple property crimes. Kristy Davis, 38, pleaded guilty to shoplifting and two counts of forgery before Circuit Judge Roger Couch. On Feb. 17, 2010, Davis took toiletry items valued at $23.79 from the Target store on Highway 29. Davis placed the items in her purse and attempted to leave the business without paying. A Target employee spotted the theft on video surveillance and stopped Davis as she was leaving the business. The stolen items were returned to the store. On Aug. 5 and Aug. 6, 2010, Davis cashed two forged checks totaling $230 at Founders Federal Credit Union on East Main Street in the City of Spartanburg. The checks were written on an account that didn’t belong to her and she signed the account owner’s name, according to Assistant Solicitor Hillary Welborn.
Davis’ prior criminal history dated back to 1991 with two prior shoplifting convictions and numerous other property crimes.