To Get Jailed With Beau, Woman Stole $4 Wine: Cops
If nothing else, it's an inventive solution for separated lovers
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 17, 2014 2:15 PM CDT
A woman really wanted to see her boyfriend in jail.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Move over, Romeo and Juliet: Texas brings us the tale of star-crossed lover Alicia Walicke, whose boyfriend the AP reports is the current resident of one of the nation's fine penal institutions. Her solution to their separation, as per the cops who busted her Wednesday? Steal a bottle of wine—presumably terrible wine at $3.99—and sit outside the gas station that she had failed to pay aforementioned $3.99 and drink aforementioned wine. When police asked what Walicke was doing, she said she wanted to be arrested so that the pair could be reunited behind bars. Cops obliged, Walicke has been charged with misdemeanor theft, and she's now free on $5,000 bond.

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Aug 18, 2014 10:20 AM CDT
Bonnie and Clyde? Nope Bone Head and Clod ! ! !
Mark Dreher
Aug 18, 2014 8:36 AM CDT
Love, makes you do strange things. And wine too I've noticed.
Aug 17, 2014 11:31 PM CDT
What a great way to start her future. Stealing to be with her boyfriend in the slammer. I'm sure they'll go far in life.