Sarasota woman charged with stealing beer, soda from Bradenton Publix

acastillo@bradenton.comJuly 9, 2014 

BRADENTON — A Sarasota woman was charged with petty theft after deputies say she stole beer and soda from a Bradenton Publix, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Sandra Sollas, 61, was arrested at 1:37 p.m. Tuesday at 6030 14th St. W., Bradenton.

A witness reportedly said Sollas entered the supermarket and selected a six-pack of Bud Light beer and a diet soda. She reportedly hid the beers in her purse as she drank the soda.

According to deputies, Sollas removed five beer cans from her purse, leaving the sixth. She reportedly left the store without paying and was stopped by the witness.

Sollas was arrested and later released from jail on $120 bond.

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