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Woman stuffs pickles down her pants before walking out of store without paying for them

By Mason White 5:53 PM February 23, 2016
Pickles (illustration) 

By: Wayne Morin
A woman was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stuffing pickles down her pants and walking out of a store without paying for them, police in Ohio said,

Perry Township police said that they have arrested the 40-year-old woman, who was not identified, after walking out of the grocery store with the jar of pickles in her pants.

She was charged with one count of theft, and was released from custody without bail.

According to the police, officers were called to the grocery store located on Tuscarawas Street W, after the woman took the pickles, valued at $2.79.

Police caught up with the woman a few minutes later, and recovered the pickles. Police also arrested 46-year-old Brian M. Balala, after being accused of helping the woman steal the jar of pickles.

Balala was charged with one count of robbery. He was booked into the Stark County Jail, and his bail was set at $100,000.