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Despite proof of innocence, Wal-Mart accuses, detains Tampa woman for shoplifting

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Even after evidence of her innocence was brought to light, a woman was charged with shoplifting at Wal-Mart. The woman, Vicki Carll, 57, is suing Wal-Mart for negligence that led to her being falsely detained and prosecuted. Carll is also suing Wal-Mart employees Arismendy Rosario and Rashad Kirkland. On Jan. 2, 2014, Carl headed to Wal-Mart to purchase dog food for Manny, her 11-year-old dog. While in the store, Carll browsed the aisles before going to the pet section. Carll placed…

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Pinellas woman arrested after her children ‘steal’ $12 in McDonald’s Happy Meal toys – kept in jail for 12 days before released

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Pinellas County does not have a jail. Pinellas County has a debtors’ prison. Before I explain why, let me be clear, Yvonne Maafu is not an angel. She’s got a criminal record. She’s been to jail before. She very well may end up in jail again. But there’s no excuse for what’s happened to her over the last two weeks. On January 10, Maafu was arrested by the Largo Police at her home for retail theft. She was booked into…

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