Hillsboro Police responded to a shoplifting call at Kmart on Wednesday.
The investigation found that Joey Fender and Amanda Brown both of Hillsboro had taken item off the shelf and concealed them in their purses.
Fender had been stopped by loss prevention and Brown had made it out of the store. Brown had received a text message that police were on their way and that she should get out of the store. Brown was stopped by Officers and arrested for theft and obstructing official business.
It was found that Fender had a syringe in the glove box of her car and stolen items from another store. She was arrested for theft, obstructing official business and possession of a drug abuse instrument.