MASON CITY – A Klemme couple allegedly couldn’t resist the urge to steal and were caught Saturday afternoon at a Mason City retail store.
Officers with the Mason City police department were dispatched to the Hy-Vee West grocery store, located at 2400 4th Street SW, Saturday at around noon on a report from employees of two adult shoplifters. After officers arrived, an investigation was conducted and two people were taken to jail.
Arrested were William Michael Thompson, age 66 and his wife, Wendy Kay Thompson, age 62. Both were charged with theft in the fifth degree and released from jail after posting bond.