Polk County, Florida -- The Polk Co. Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of several people connected to an organized retail theft ring.
"Malynda is a real professional. She knows how to successfully steal," said Polk Co. Sheriff Grady Judd when speaking about the alleged ringleader of the group.
Malynda Ford allegedly stole from Beall's, Khol's and Home Depot stores throughout the Bay Area.
Elula Cook, a Lakeland City employee at the Cleveland Heights Golf and Country Club, was also arrested in connection with the case.