WORTHINGTON ― A Worthington resident is to appear in court Monday on charges of theft from the Worthington Walmart.
Cheyane Pettit, 22, was arrested Oct. 10 when loss prevention employees allegedly caught her using a barcode she scratched off a bowl to ring up or pretend to scan items worth $320.51 through the self-checkout. Loss prevention apprehended her as she was leaving the store.
When police arrived, loss prevention provided security footage of 18 occasions in June and August when Pettit also reportedly used similar tactics to steal merchandise. In total, she is accused of stealing items worth $1,089.88.
Pettit was charged with felony theft and received a summons to appear in court. The offense carries a maximum possible sentence of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine, but if she's convicted, Pettit will be sentenced based on criminal history.
Because Pettit was not booked into jail, she does not have a mugshot.