Woman arrested for felony shoplifting after intentionally neglecting to scan items at self-checkout register

BUCKHANNON – A Buckhannon woman was arrested after intentionally not scanning items at a self-checkout register at Walmart Thursday.

Cassandra Kelley, 31, was arrested for shoplifting, third offense, a felony, and trespassing in a structure, a misdemeanor, according to the criminal complaint in the Upshur County Magistrate Clerk’s Office filed by investigating officer Cpl. Darin Hissam with the Buckhannon Police Department.

The files says on Thursday, Sept. 12, Kelley allegedly intentionally failed to scan several items of merchandise while she was checking out using a self-checkout aisle at Walmart. Kelley paid for some other merchandise during the same checkout session. In the file, Hissam noted Kelley had previous shoplifting convictions dated July 1, 2013 and Aug. 25, 2018.

Kelley was previously issued a no-trespassing notice from Walmart on Aug. 25, 2018.

Bail was set at $5,500, and Kelley was no longer listed as an inmate on the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority’s website as of Saturday morning.

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