Retail fraud suspect wanted by several agencies arrested in Kentwood

Posted at 5:00 PM, May 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-18 17:00:30-04

KENTWOOD, Mich. — Authorities with the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department say a woman who was facing charges for a number of retail fraud complaints has been arrested in Kent County.

Simpson, 36, is currently being held in the Kent County Jail.  Authorities say she was arrested during a shoplifting complaint investigation in the Kentwood area.

Authorities in Kalamazoo County issued a bulletin last week saying Simpson was wanted by at least 4 separate law enforcement agencies on eight outstanding warrants linked to retail fraud.

Investigators say they’ll seek enhanced charged from the Organized Retail Fraud Crime Act following her latest arrest.