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2 female correctional officers caught on video stealing from 7-Eleven store

By Mason White 10:00 AM May 15, 2015
Tamika Cobb and Kendra Richard 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) Two correctional officers who watch over criminals in prison, were arrested on charges of theft after allegedly being caught stealing from a closed 7-Eleven store, police in Maryland said.

Now, the two correctional officers have been suspended without pay after being charged with theft and burglary in connection with looting that occurred during riots in Baltimore.

Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services officers and detectives from the Intelligence and Investigative Division, reviewed video footage that allegedly showed looting from the 7-Eleven store in the 300 block of West Baltimore Street.

The video shows two women later identified as Tamika Cobb and Kendra Richard, leaving the store with merchandise. Both women had been assigned to a downtown Baltimore Division of Correction facility.

Both women were booked into jail at Central Booking, and bail was set at $35,000 each.