A shoplifter at Walmart on Skyline Drive got more than she bargained for on Saturday after attempting to use a receipt to obtain a fraudulent refund for stolen merchandise.
According to the police report, Walmart dispatch contacted police to report that they had detained the woman at the side of the store. As an officer pulled in to the parking lot, he noticed a woman who was being pursued by asset protection associates running from the side of the store.
The officer joined in the chase and the woman was detained and placed in handcuffs.
When Walmart had finished their paperwork, the officer noticed a pill bottle inside of the woman's purse. When asked about it, the woman said the container was "a friend's pill container," and that it contained several hydrocodone pills.
The woman also told the officer that there was a "meth needle" in the side pocket and a "meth pipe" in a sunglass case.
The woman told the officer there was no meth in her purse "because she had already smoked it."
The officer contacted an on-call narcotics officer, who identified seven pills in the bottle as four Endocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone), three Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone), and one ibuprofen.
The pills were entered into evidence at the Conway Police Department.
The woman was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and was jailed at Unit II.