Wyoming woman who claimed shoplifting was part of kleptomania research pleads guilty
Gillette, WY. – The Wyoming woman who claimed, last year, the reason for her shoplifting from a Gillette area Walmart was research for a college term paper on kleptomania, has pleaded guilty in District Court.
Lydia Marie Cormaney entered her plea on January 3rd, pleading guilty to to two counts of felony shoplifting and two counts of misdemeanor shoplifting.
Prosecutors will recommend suspended three to six-year sentences on the felonies, with three years of supervised probation, and a suspended 180-day jail sentence on the misdemeanors. In addition, Cormaney’s would serve six months probation, and be required to pay restitution.
Cormaney’s sentencing will take place on June 4th.