TPSO investigates theft of good from grocery store

Published 4:07 pm Tuesday, July 12, 2022

On July 5, 2022, TPSO Detectives began investigating the theft of goods from Rivers Fresh Market located at 302 South 1st Street in Amite, La.
Once TPSO Detective McFarland collected video surveillance footage, it was observed that two black females entered the store. One of the females was carrying a large shoulder bag under her arms with a white shirt on and black pants while the other was dressed in all black.
While reviewing the surveillance video, Detective McFarland observed the female that was dressed in white put a large amount of meat into her shoulder bag. Afterwards, she was seen walking to the detergent aisle where she was also observed putting a large amount of laundry detergent into the bag as well.
The two females then left the store passing all points of sales without paying for the merchandise then entering a black unidentified vehicle and leaving the premises
The female dressed in white was identified as Erica Oliver 39-year-old B/F) and is wanted for Felony Theft of Goods.
The other female has yet to be identified.
Chief Jimmy Travis asks if you have information about this case, to please contact Detective McFarland at 985-514-8181 OR If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at 1.800.554.5245 or visit and click on the P3 Tips icon or Submit A Tip! You may be eligible for a cash reward.
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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