Not guilty plea entered in area theft

Greenville – A plea is entered in connection to a theft at a Hunt County retail outlet.

Odessa Hatcher, of Commerce, pleaded not guilty last week to one count of theft of property of between $1,500 and $2,500 by aggregate amount. An interim hearing in the case is set for August 24.

Hatcher is alleged to have stolen over $1,000 in goods and $600 in cash from a local Wal-Mart during the course of 14 dates between September 2 and November 21, 2008.