A Wilkes County woman has been arrested by Taylorsville Police.
Officers responded to the local WalMart store in reference to a report of shoplifting on May 5th. Officers arrested 27 year old Kayla Jean Wheeler of North Wilkesboro. Wheeler was charged with larceny and trespassing. It was discovered that Wheeler was wanted on warrants involving felony drug charges in Wilkes County. The accused was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center with a secured bond of $11,500.
Wheeler made a court appearance on the drug charges in Wilkes County Wednesday, May 10th and is scheduled for a court appearance in Taylorsville on June 12th.