74.6 F
The Villages
Thursday, May 6, 2021

Summerfield woman arrested after fraudulent return at Wal-Mart

Stephanie Chambers

A Summerfield woman was arrested after allegedly attempting to return merchandise for which she did not pay at Wal-Mart at Buffalo Ridge Plaza in The Villages.

Stephanie Lea Chambers, 35, of Summerfield, went to the store Thursday afternoon and selected five boxes of flooring tiles, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. She took the tiles to the customer service desk and received a refund of $59.88. A loss prevention officer summoned law enforcement.

A deputy arrived on the scene, searched Chambers’ purse and found Hydromorphone Hydrochloride, Methylphenidate Hydrochloride and Buprenorphine/Nalox for which she did not have a prescription.

The Pinehurst, N.C. native was arrested on three counts of drug possession and a charge of theft. She was booked at the Sumter County Detention Center on $6,500 bond.

More Headlines
Stories in and around The Villages, Florida

Headlines
The Villages, Florida

Letters to the Editor
Opinions submitted by residents in and around The Villages

Not insulted by Gaetz/Greene America First Rally in The Villages

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Linden resident states that he is not at all insulted by the upcoming visit of Congressman Matt Gaetz and Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene.

To all those who are not planning to get vaccinated

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Pennecamp resident offers a message to all those who are not planning to get vaccinated.

Now I have to tip my landscaper?

A Village of Pennecamp resident wonders if Villagers are supposed to start tipping their landscapers. Read his Letter to the Editor.

It’s really up to the restaurants

A Village of Sunset Pointe resident weighs in on restaurants and what they pay their employees. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Response to Ms. Shearer’s letter

A Village of Santiago resident, in a Letter to the Editor, responds to a previous letter from Marsha Shearer, concerning Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz.

Photos
The Villages, Florida