Uniformed corrections officer shoplifts with nearly $3,000

VICTORVILLE • Authorities arrested a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation employee for shoplifting nearly $3,000 in merchandise from Target while in her uniform and with her 6-year-old son, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Victorville station officials said.

Tonya Henderson, 40, stole several large-ticket items from the Target on Palmdale and Amargosa roads Tuesday, Arden Wiltshire, spokeswoman for the Sheriff’s Department said. She was arrested for commercial burglary.

“I do not recall ever having an incident like this occurring involving a corrections officer,” Wiltshire said.

Henderson was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center and her child was turned over to Child Protective Services, Wiltshire said.

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