COVINGTON, Ga. - A Flint Hill Elementary School teacher spent less than six hours in the Newton County Jail after reportedly shoplifting meat from the Walmart in Covington.
Shannon Lynne Teague was arrested by the Covington Police Department Aug. 19 and charged with theft by shoplifting.
"Ms. Teague under-rang several items of meats from the self-checkout register and passed all points of sales," according to the CPD incident report.
The total amount of the theft was $95.35, according to the report.
"We are aware of the situation involving Ms. Teague as she self-reported the incident to her supervisor," NCSS Public Relations Director Sherri Davis told The Covington News. "We will continue to monitor the case as it works its way through legal proceedings."