Oakleaf Apartments woman arrested after two trips to self checkout lane at Target

Kristina Knatz

An Oakleaf Apartments woman was arrested after two trips to the self checkout lane at Target at Rolling Acres Plaza.

Kristina Marie Knatz, 32, was arrested at 8 a.m. Saturday at her Lady Lake apartment on two charges of theft.

She was caught on video surveillance on May 9 in the self checkout lane when she failed to scan a bottle of shampoo and a bottle of cleaning supply. The items had a value of $10.98, according to an arrest report from the Lady Lake Police Department.

She returned to Target the following day and took a pricetag off a bed comforter that had been marked down to clearance and put it on another comforter which was not on clearance. She also took a bottle of Spark Hidrate and put it in her purse. She went to the self-checkout lane and scanned the fraudulent pricetag she had attached to the comforter. The Spark Hidrate bottle, valued at $45, remained in her purse and was not scanned.

Knatz was booked at the Lake County Jail and released after posting $1,000 bond.

Knatz had previously been arrested on a charge of theft in 2010.

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