A drunk shopping spree

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Police Arrest

On October 28, 2015 a female age 31, walked into a local store in the Station Mall and concealed items of clothing in a bag and left the store. The accused Chantel Benoit made no attempt to pay for the items. It is alleged that video surveillance captured the incident. On October 29, 2015 police arrested the accused for theft under $5000. During the arrest the accused resisted officers and was in an intoxicated state. The accused was further arrested for resisting arrest. The accused is scheduled to appear in court on November 30, 2015 at 9:00 am.

On October 29, 2015 City Police responded to a call of a theft of a purse in the downtown location. Investigation revealed that an ex-boyfriend allegedly stole the purse of his ex-girlfriend and fled the area. Later in the evening police located the accused at the victim’s residence. The accused age 35 was on a recognizance with conditions not to communicate with the victim, not to be at the residence of the accused and not to consume alcohol. Police arrest the accused for three counts of breach of a recognizance and theft under $5000. The accused will appear in bail court on October 30, 2015 at 10:00 am.