California Woman Arrested after Drunken, Naked Shoplifting Spree

A California woman is facing multiple charges after police said she became belligerently intoxicated and caused scenes – stripping naked at one point – in multiple Arizona businesses on Wednesday.

According to police, Melissa Dawn Hahn, 53, ran up a $154 tab at Mecca Bar and Grill in Wickenburg and became angry – swearing at staff and customers and spitting on a man – when her credit card was declined, KTVK reported.

Hahn reportedly left the restaurant without paying and entered nearby retailer Cactus Flower, where she began trying on items in the middle of the store, KSAZ-TV report in Arizona, police say… KIRO7 News

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When Hahn’s credit card was again declined – this time for purchases totaling more than $4,000 – store owner Karen Jones-Burk said the woman assaulted her with profanity, tossed wine about the store, tore items off the wall and tried to leave the store wearing nearly $800 in merchandise, the TV station reported…   KIRO7 News


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