Overland Park woman accused of shoplifting then selling high-end cosmetics

Posted at 9:17 AM, May 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-30 17:37:26-04

A woman is accused of shoplifting high-end cosmetics and then selling them.

"We've been down this road before, we've seen this type of action on Facebook and on social media," said Overland Park Police Department spokesman John Lacy. 

Overland Park police said because of several tips from the public, detectives have been conducting an investigation into a “boutique” selling high-end cosmetics out of a residence.

On May 27, police executed a search warrant on a residence in the 7900 block of Antioch.

"We started the investigation on Facebook and we were able to obtain a lot of information off that and we were able to obtain a warrant and made an arrest on Saturday," Lacy said.

Detectives arrested Shonk and recovered thousands of dollars worth of cosmetics from the residence. Shonk was released from jail after posting $15,000 bond. 

During the investigation, detectives learned Shonk had been shoplifting high-end cosmetics from places all over the KC metro as well as Wichita and Lawrence, according to Overland Park police.

Police ask if you have any additional information regarding this case to contact Detective Zickle at 913-344-8744.