A New Berlin woman was arrested Friday after allegedly stealing merchandise from Wal-Mart while her young daughter was in her care.
Jennifer E. Hoyt, 39, was arrested by Chenango County Sheriff’s deputies during an investigation into a larceny complaint that occurred at the Norwich Wal-Mart, deputies said.
Hoyt was taken into custody after she allegedly stole merchandise from Wal-Mart while she was with her 10-year-old daughter, deputies said. She was charged with third-degree burglary, a felony; petit larceny; and endangering the welfare of a child.
According to deputies, Hoyt had previously been banned from Wal-Mart property and has an active trespass order.
Hoyt was arraigned in the Town of Norwich Court and sent to the custody of The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office in lieu of $1,000 cash bail.