According to the Gillette News Record, Lydia Marie Cormaney was first arrested on June 5 after she tried to leave a Walmart with a shopping cart full of merchandise that she hadn't paid for. She reportedly tried to roll the cart, loaded with goods worth nearly $1,900, out of the shop but was stopped.
On being questioned, she claimed she was doing research for a college term paper on kleptomania, a compulsive condition which prompts people to steal.
According to the Daily Mail, Ms Cormaney is an arts student at Gillette Community College.
Ms Cormaney is due to return to court to face the additional felony theft charges today. The Daily Mail reports that, if convicted, she could be jailed for up to 10 years per felony charge. Click for more trending news
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