Monroe woman facing theft count
A Monroe County woman is facing a charge of retail theft following an incident at the Walmart store in Mt. Poocono.
Pocono Mountain Regional police responded to the store about 2 p.m. on July 2 for a report of a theft incident. On scene officers were told by store security that Barbara Wisemeth, 40, of Albrightsville, was observed in the cosmetic's department selecting numerous items from the shelf and placing them in her purse. She then left the store without paying for the items, which were valued at $189.
She was placed under arrest, cited and then released, police said.