---- — SALEM — A Methuen woman was released on $600 cash bail Tuesday after police arrested her at the mall on shoplifting charges.
Jalises Arias, 23, was arrested at the Mall at Rockingham Parkafter police responded to a report of a shoplifter at the Lord & Taylor store there.
Police discovered Arias had stolen $368 in merchandise from Macy’s, also in the mall, and was trying to steal $186 worth of merchandise from Lord & Taylor when she was apprehended, according to Deputy police Chief Shawn Patten.
Arias was taken into custody and charged with willful concealment and receiving stolen property.
She later was released on bail pending her arraignment in 10th Circuit Court in Salem.
— Jo-Anne MacKenzie