Antionette T. Swierat, 54, of 10538 County Road 286, Lot 1, Huntsville, was charged with theft Friday for a Sept. 28 incident at Walmart, 2281 S. Main St., during which she tried to leave with two shopping carts full of merchandise.

She left the carts behind but came back on Sept. 29, according to store staff, and was detained for charges after she pushed a cart full merchandise out of the store. The incident led store security to review surveillance video of the Sept. 28 incident.

Swierat was identified by her distinctive shoes and her physical appearance. She met with officers at the police department on Friday and admitted to the Sept. 28 act.

• Morganne J. Landon, 27, of 425 N. Park St., was arrested Saturday at 616 Jay Ave. on warrants for burglary, misuse of a credit card and theft.

• David J. Williams, 41, of 214 Pratt St., was charged Saturday with assault and criminal damaging after he kicked the door of Douglas Scott’s car as Scott was trying to exit the vehicle.

The car door hit Scott in the face leaving a cut above his left eye. A neighbor witnessed the incident and Williams was arrested and lodge in the Logan County Jail.

Man stops package to avoid scam

A Bellefontaine man reported Friday he was nearly scammed out of $9,000 after a caller claiming to be from the IRS told him a package he sent to Texas was intercepted because it contained heroin and fentanyl.

The victim sent the money but was able to stop the shipment after a friend told him it was…

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