Police find needles, drug paraphernalia after 2 allegedly steal from Palmyra Walmart


    Karey Sinclair (Maine State Police)

    PALMYRA (WGME) -- Maine State Police charged two people after they allegedly stole nearly $900 worth of merchandise from the Palmyra Walmart on Wednesday.

    Police said they were called to the Walmart after 37-year-old Karey Sinclair allegedly stole $890.85 worth of merchandise. They said 37-year-old Matthew Smullen helped her conceal the items in a plastic bin.

    Police said they found the pair at Auto Zone and searched their vehicle.

    Inside the vehicle, police said they found hypodermic needles, drug paraphernalia, Suboxone, and other drug related items.

    Police said they found hypodermic needles, drug paraphernalia, Suboxone, and other drug related items. (Maine State Police)

    Police said Sinclair was already on bail for theft at a Walmart with the condition that she not return to any Walmart.

    She was charged with theft, violation of bail conditions, and criminal trespass. Sinclair was taken to the Somerset County Jail.

    Smullen was issued criminal summonses for possession of schedule drugs, possession of illegal hypodermic apparatus, theft, and use of drug paraphernalia.

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