Parkersburg Woman Arrested for Grand Larceny

By: Jillian Risberg Email
By: Jillian Risberg Email

Parkersburg resident Tasha Compton is accused of shoplifting at the local Walmart on the south side of town.

Police arrested Compton for felony Grand Larceny.

Officers say Compton filled a shopping cart and her purse with nearly 80 different items, then left the store without paying.

Those items were worth more than $1,000.

Loss prevention personnel say they witnessed the crime.

Compton was arraigned in Wood County Magistrate Court and released on $5,000 bond.

She faces up to 10 years in prison.

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