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Police: Brick Woman Shoplifted from Walmart, Had Warrants

Samantha Romer (Photo: Ocean County Jail)

Samantha Romer (Photo: Ocean County Jail)

A Brick Township woman was charged with shoplifting items from the Walmart store on Route 9 in Lacey Township, police said.

Samantha Romer, 25, of Mary’s Drive, was arrested Jan. 18 after being taken into custody by the store’s loss prevention officers, Chief David Paprota said. The merchandise Romer had allegedly taken is valued at $50, according to police.

In addition to the shoplifting charge, Romer was found to have three warrants for her arrest. The first two warrants were issued by the Toms River Municipal Court totaling $500. The third warrant was issued by the Brick Township Municipal Court in the amount of $402.

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Romer was transported to Lacey Police headquarters and processed. She is now lodged in the Ocean County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail. According to the Ocean County Department of Corrections, Romer is also facing charges of unsafe driving, driving while on the revoked list and possession of a hypodermic needle.

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