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Married couple caught eating chicken and drinking soda at Walmart without paying

By Mason White 5:17 PM March 4, 2015
Melissa and Tommy Crandall 

By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A married couple was arrested on charges of shoplifting after being caught eating chicken at Walmart without paying for it, police in New York said.

Troy Police said that officers were called to Walmart after the couple ate a roast chicken and drank soda, and then tried to leave without paying for the food.

23-year-old Melissa M. Crandall and 22-year-old Tommy L. Crandall were charged with petit theft on Monday afternoon.

Store employees of the Walmart located on Route 7, saw the two eating chicken and drinking soda while walking through the aisles.

They left the store without paying. Police officers who arrived at the scene, found the couple outside a nearby Dunkin’ Donuts and arrested them.

They were brought before the Brunswick Town Court, where they were released on bail.