September 29, 2023
Emily McPherson

A Villager has been charged with repeatedly chugging booze inside a Publix grocery retailer.

Emily Rachel McPherson, 35, who lives at 4566 Tuscaloosa Path within the Village of Osceola Hills, is going through a number of costs of theft after allegedly paying a number of visits to the Publix at close by Lake Deaton Plaza and chugging liquor with out paying for it.

The Wisconsin native was caught on surveillance visiting the shop, consuming liquor and returning the empty liquor bottle or bundle to the shop’s shelf, in accordance with an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Workplace.

McPherson went to the shop at about 4:15 p.m. Aug. 14 and headed for the wine part the place she grabbed a four-pack of Ranchola Gloria pre-made margaritas and a Bota Pinot Grigio. She was captured on surveillance, chugging one of many small bottles of wine and putting it again on the shelf. She then headed to the checkout, however didn’t pay for $13.49 price of merchandise.

She returned at about 8:30 p.m. the next day. She grabbed two four-packs of Ranchola Gloria and a mini Bota Pinot Grigio. She walked to an aisle with out cameras. The empty packages had been later discovered by retailer staff. The drinks had a complete worth of $22.48.

She returned a number of extra instances in August and repeated the identical tactic, depriving the shop of the worth of the liquor.

McPherson stays free on $3,000 bond.