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Women extradited to Berks County on retail theft charges

Published On: Sep 04 2013 10:34:21 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 05 2013 06:48:28 PM EDT

Officials say two women have now been extradited from New Jersey on charges they stole more than $5,000 worth of merchandise from a local pet store.

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa. -

Two women have been extradited from New Jersey on charges they stole more than $5,000 worth of merchandise from a local pet store.

Jennifer DeJesus and Alanna Prior took items from a locked display case at the Petsmart store in Muhlenberg Twp., Berks Co., in November 2011, according to court documents.

The women took items that included pet collars, electronic fences and pet medication, officials said.