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Trio accused of orchestrating gift card scheme to rip off Henrico grocery store

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Posted at 2:01 PM, Oct 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-13 14:01:29-04
Crystal Dawn Brumfield, William Andrew King Jr.  and Tonya Ann King (PHOTO: Henrico Police)

Crystal Dawn Brumfield, William Andrew King Jr. and Tonya Ann King (PHOTO: Henrico Police)

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Police broke up a shoplifting scheme that resulted in the arrest of three people on a variety of charges that include identity fraud and possession of heroin.

Crystal Dawn Brumfield, 32, Tonya Ann King, 35 and her brother-in-law William Andrew King Jr., 39, are accused of shoplifting from the Kroger grocery store along the 4800 block of South Laburnum Avenue and then returning those items in exchange for gift cards, according to Henrico Police.

“Brumsfield was charged with two counts of petit larceny 3rd offense, conspiracy to commit larceny, possession of heroin, identity fraud, and had one outstanding warrant from Henrico,” a police spokesman said in an email. “Mr. King was charged with two counts of petit larceny third offense, conspiracy to commit larceny, and possession of heroin.”

Mr. King detained on two outstanding warrants from other jurisdictions, police said.