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Three arrested in connection with high-end purse thefts

KENNER, LA (WVUE) -

St. John Parish deputies arrested three people in connection with the theft of high-end purses .

Detectives say Kellie Landry, 33, Shannon Casillas, 28, and Andrew Sandford, 23, took part in the theft of expensive designer bags at two Wal-Mart locations in Kenner and in Laplace.

St. John Parish deputies arrested the trio Jan 13 and called in Kenner Police to also question Landry, Casillas and Sandford.

Kenner police say during that questioning the three also admitted their role in the two Kenner incidents.

Police say the group would target women shopping, and wait for them to walk away from their shopping basket or turn away from their basket and make off with their purses.

Kenner Police arrested Sandford on outstanding warrants which charged him with the crimes of criminal conspiracy ( two counts), principal to theft, and principal to purse snatching, concerning the two Kenner incidents.

Casillas has two arrest warrants for her arrest which charged her with the crimes of criminal conspiracy (2-counts), principal to theft, and principal to purse snatching, for the two Kenner incidents.

Landry has two arrest warrants which charges her with two counts of criminal conspiracy to go along with one count each of theft and purse snatching, concerning the two Kenner incidents.

Sanford remains at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center, where his bond was set at $70,000.00.

Shannon Casillas and Kellie Landry remain in custody of the St. John the Baptist Sheriff's Office.

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