Duo from Palmer charged with theft from SL Walmart

Police were called Wednesday at 2:55 p.m. to Walmart because of two people being detained for suspected theft.

Police met with store staff who reported that the two suspects were observed allegedly concealing merchandise in an attempt to remove it from the store without paying.

Police identified the two as Christopher Nelson, 18, and Cassandra Schmidt, 18, both of Palmer.

Nelson and Schmidt were both charged with theft and were booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on $300 bond.