Police charge Raleigh woman led two youths in theft from Game Stop

From staff reportsFebruary 7, 2013 

Deshonda Evans


— Police charged a woman Wednesday night with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and felony larceny, saying in an arrest warrant that she had caused two boys, aged 8 or 9, to steal eight Nintendos, two iPod Touches and other merchandise from a Game Stop store last month.

Deshonda Evans, 28, of 3848 Cane Garden Drive in Raleigh was being held in the Wake County Detention Center when police served the warrant.

She had been arrested Jan. 25 at a Sam’s Club store at 2537 S. Saunders St. on a charge of obtaining property by false pretense.

In the arrest for the Game Stop thefts that occurred Jan. 23, police accused Evans of felony larceny and conspiracy to commit felony larceny along with the delinquency charge.

That day, they said, the Nintendos and iPods were taken from the store along with a phone and Wii console.

The warrant lists the total value at $1,929.89.

On Thursday, Evans was being held on a total bond of $16,000.

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