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Woman caught eating stolen groceries after being banned from store

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Jackie Catching, 51 (Source: LMDC) Jackie Catching, 51 (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  A 51 year old woman violated a permanent ban from all Krogers after walking around a grocery store eating various foods without paying for them, according to police.

The incident happened at Kroger on Bardstown Road at 3:45 p.m. on November 12. When informed that she was under arrest, police said Jackie Catching began removing her clothing and cursing at loss prevention agents and a police officer.

The loss prevention agents reported a total loss of $2.87, also noting that the subject consumed additional items and discarded of the wrappers before she was apprehended.

Catching had no money with which she could have paid for the items. Police reported that she has been caught doing the same thing at other Krogers in recent weeks, resulting in a permanent ban.

Her arrest report indicated she signed a form acknowledging she was aware of the ban before this particular incident occurred.

She  was charged with criminal trespassing of the third degree, as well as theft by unlawful taking and disorderly conduct.

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