Woman charged with retail theft

MANSFIELD – Alexis K. Hackett, 26, of 80 Capitol Drive, Nelson, was charged by state police with retail theft after she allegedly took three Lego toys from the Wal-Mart store, Richmond Township Nov. 12.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, Hackett put the toys, valued at $160 plus $10 sales tax, by putting them into a shopping cart and leaving the store, then coming back in after turning around in the vestibule and walking to the customer service desk, where she returned them in exchange for a gift card of $170.

She then allegedly used the card to buy two cell phones and left the store.

She was issued a summons to appear at a Jan. 22 preliminary hearing.