Ashley Sandstrom - Verletta Leak (Booking Photos)

Ashley Sandstrom – Verletta Leak (Booking Photos)

CLARKSTON (WWJ) – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office has arrested of two females suspects involved in a rash of larcenies at local businesses in Independence Township in recent weeks.

Twenty-nine-year-old Ashley Sandstrom of Lapeer and 42-year-old Velretta Leak of Pontiac entered several stores in Clarkston – stealing wallets from employees in mid-January.

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On Monday, both Sandstorm and Leak were taken into custody by the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Department after employees at a carpet store told authorities there were two women acting suspicious.

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Sandstrom and Leak were arraigned Thursday in District Court and were charged with two counts of larceny in a building, which carries a sentence of up to 4 years in prison per count.

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Sandstrom is being held on $25,000 bond, while Leak received a $50,000 bond.