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Staten Island Woman Charged With Stealing $1K in Merchandise from Bloomingdales

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Staten Island woman was arrested March 23 after allegedly being found with more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from Bloomingdales in the Bridgewater Commons Mall, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police.

Renata Ukowska, 47, was arrested after being found with $1,329 worth of merchandise from the store.

Ukowska was processed and released pending a municipal court appearance.

Police made several other arrests for shoplifting at the end of March.

  • Christine Bistis, 52, of Flemington, was arrested for shoplifting after allegedly being found with $406 worth of merchandise from Wegmans. She was also charged with possession of a hypodermic needle and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bistis was processed and released pending a municipal court appearance.
  • Andrew Brockley, 38, of Manville, was arrested for shoplifting after allegedly being found with $418 worth of merchandise from Target in the Promenade Shopping Center. He was processed and released pending a municipal court appearance.
Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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