On October 10, 2013 at approximately 1352 hours, Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to Wal-Mart in Berlin Md. for a theft.
Upon arrival Deputies and Maryland State Troopers made contact with the suspect, Identified as Mary Ellen Reid 49 years of age, from Berlin Md. Wal-Mart associates advised Ms. Reid had made approximately 10 trips in and out of Wal-Mart over a 3 hour period, concealing merchandise inside her handbag. Deputies found in Ms. Reid’s vehicle a black trash bag with numerous items with a total value of $1,289.47 and still bearing Wal-Mart sales tags.
Ms. Reid was placed under arrest by Worcester County Sheriff’s Office for theft and theft scheme Ms. Reid was taken before the District Court Commissioner, and was held in the Worcester County Jail on $5,000.00 bond.
Lt. Edward C. Schreier
Worcester County Sheriff’s Office