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A 25-year-old Racine woman who is accused of stealing more than $3,000 in merchandise from a Mount Pleasant Walmart was charged Thursday with four felony counts of retail theft.

Each charge filed against Marlena L. Durrah carries a fine of $10,000 and three years, six months in prison.

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for Durrah.

According to the criminal complaint:

Officers with the Mount Pleasant Police Department were dispatched to Wal-Mart, 3049 S. Oakes Road, for a report of a retail theft that happened Jan. 19. When police reviewed surveillance footage, they learned that Durrah and another party were involved in at least 15 separate incidents.

The complaint states that Durrah had previously been arrested for shoplifting at that same Wal-Mart on March 9.

Police determined that thefts were made Jan. 6, 14, 19 and 24; Feb. 3, 6, 8, 10, 16, 19, 23, 26 and 28; and March 2 and 7. The total value of the merchandise verified as stolen was $3,182.13.


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Denise Lockwood

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.