Hamilton woman wanted for attempted theft after she tried to return item she never bought

A Hamilton woman attempted to return a bundle of wire she took off the shelf at Menards on Princeton Road, according to police, and now faces a warrant for her arrest.

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A Hamilton woman attempted to return a bundle of wire she took off the shelf at Menards on Princeton Road, according to police, and now faces a warrant for her arrest.

A Hamilton woman attempted to return a bundle of wire she took off the shelf at Menards on Princeton Road, and now faces a warrant for her arrest, according to police.

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Deanna Jean Hall, 27, of NW Washington Blvd., allegedly took a 500-foot bundle of wire off the store shelf at around 9 p.m. on May 25 and then went to the customer service desk to return the item for store credit, according to a police report.

The return was denied and she left, leaving the wire — valued at $47.25 — behind.

A Menards loss prevention officer showed video footage of the woman’s alleged actions, according to the report.

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The woman’s driver’s license information was recorded when she attempted the return, and store officials were able to obtain a license plate number from the Ford F-150 truck she arrived in, according to the report.

Hall is being charged with attempted theft through Area II Court.

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