Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 17, 2012

Grawn woman facing felony charge

FROM STAFF REPORTS

— TRAVERSE CITY — A Grawn woman with a lengthy criminal history faces a felony charge after authorities said she stole merchandise.

Christy Lynn Shaw, 36, is charged with first-degree retail fraud. Michigan State Police said she put more than $400 worth of merchandise in a shopping cart at Walmart and walked out of the store without paying, court records show.

Shaw has a long list of prior convictions, including two drunken drivings, four retail frauds and an escape from lawful custody.