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why didn't she just pay her fines???
UGHH!! people give me headaches!!
Woman embarrassed, angry over library book arrest
An Independence woman charged with theft for failing to return a library book said Friday she is both embarrassed and angered by the arrest.
“I do think it’s extreme going to jail over a library book,” Shelly Koontz, who underwent fingerprinting and mug-shooting during her booking Thursday night at the Buchanan County Jail, told The Gazette.
Independence police arrested Koontz at her home about 8:30 p.m. on a warrant charging her with fifth-degree theft, a misdemeanor, for not returning the “The Freedom Writers Diary.” She had checked the book out of the Jesup Public Library in April.