Woman arrested after attempted shoplifting at Shaw’s, police say

Posted May 29, 2012, at 11:48 a.m.

BANGOR, Maine — A local woman kicked off her three-day weekend behind bars after she stole nearly $40 worth of merchandise from Shaw’s on Saturday evening, according to police.

Christina Hart, 34, attempted to leave the Main Street supermarket with approximately $39.74 worth of items, including a bottle of vodka, according to Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards.

Store security confronted Hart when she attempted to leave the store and contacted police, the sergeant said.

Hart was arrested, charged with theft and taken to Penobscot County Jail. She was later released on bail.