A South Carolina woman was arrested and charged following a traffic stop in Salisbury last week for theft of a vehicle.

60-year-old Joy Mills of Myrtle Beach, SC; Image Courtesy WCSO

The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office says 60-year-old Joy Mills of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was stopped just before midnight on Wednesday, July 3 in the area of Nanticoke Road at Crooked Oak Lane in Salisbury after the officer observed a piece of cardboard with a registration number written on it. Mills stated the original plates were stolen. A subsequent investigation uncovered the vehicle had been reported stolen in the State of South Carolina.

The Deputy arrested Mills and impounded the stolen vehicle, a 2002 Kia Spectra. Mills was transported to central booking and was taken before the District Court Commissioner. Mills was charged with Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Theft between 100 and 1,500 dollars. She was released on unsecured bond.