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Worcester County Shoplifting Suspect Arrested on Theft, Drug Charges

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BERLIN, Md.– The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office says a 55-year-old Newark, Md., woman is facing theft and drug charges in connection with her alleged involvement in a shoplifting scheme.

On July 31, a Sheriff’s Deputy responded to the Wal-Mart in Berlin for reports of a shoplifter. According to police, Wal-Mart had stopped a woman leaving the store with a cart full of merchandise valued at $166.63. Police said the shoplifting suspect was identified as Donna Romero, 55, of Newark, Md.

According to police, further investigation revealed that Romero had allegedly been involved with a shoplifting scheme over the month of July, with thefts totaling $332.19.

Police said they found two prescription pills with no accompanying prescription in Romero’s purse and four bags of heroin in her vehicle.

Romero was charged with theft less than $1,000, six counts of theft less than $100, one count of a theft scheme less than $1,000 and two counts of CDS possession. Romero was released pending trial, accounting to police.

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