Jessica R. Prater, 34, of 116 N. Elm St., and Shawna D. Powell, 31, of 832 Rush Ave., each was charged with theft Wednesday.
Around 12:35 p.m., officers responded to Dollar General, 338 E. Columbus Ave. Employees reported the two women were in the store with a child and putting items in a purse.
Both turned over items they were attempting to steal when confronted by officers.
Powell was wanted on warrants from the Bellefontaine Municipal Court and Hardin County. She was taken into custody and lodged in the Logan County Jail.
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