Officers with the Chiefland Police Department said they nabbed a suspected newspaper thief in the act of stealing papers from the Chiefland Citizen rack in front of the Post Office on Jan. 23.
Rita Lynn McMillen, 51, of Trenton was charged with petit theft.
This particular newspaper rack had fallen prey for the past three months, according to records.
McMillen confessed to pilfering papers from newspaper racks at the Post Office and the CVS drug store, police said. The total loss to the newspaper company from thefts at those racks was $259 over the past few months.
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