Police say lady pepper sprayed Dick’s Sporting Items worker, stole $1K in merchandise


A woman was accused of using pepper spray on an employee of a Dick’s Sporting Goods store earlier this summer while walking with more than $ 1,000 in a shopping cart, police said.

Celennetta Shelquay Finch, 30, has been charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault. She was posted to the Hall County Jail on Monday, September 13th, where she remains untied.

Gainesville Police Cpl. Jessica Van said the incident occurred on June 29 at Dick’s Sporting Goods, 150 Pearl Nix Parkway.

“It was a variety of goods valued at over $ 1,000,” Van wrote in an email.

Defense attorney Larry Duttweiler said he was unfamiliar with the facts of the case on Wednesday, September 15, when he asked for comment.