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If your banned from a store…that means you can’t go back in. Ever. A Sparta

woman may learn that lesson soon enough after her arrest at a Walmart.


A Walmart loss prevention employee told police that she had been threatened earlier in the day by 49 year old Dawn Cole of Sparta. The employee told the officer that Cole was known to her because she had been caught shoplifting at the store. Cole was in the pharmacy area and started yelling profanities at the employee because she knew she was being watched.


Cole acknowledged that she had been banned from Walmart for the prior shoplifting incident, but said she was just picking up a prescription for a family member. She was then arrested for trespassing and taken into custody for violating the conditions of her probation.

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