A wanted Hudson Valley woman was found after she allegedly stole groceries from a local Price Chopper.

On Tuesday, Saugerties police responded to the Price Chopper on Ulster Avenue for a reported petit larceny complaint.

An asset protection employee stopped a woman who passed the purchasing points in the store and was caught near the entrance with bags of groceries she didn’t pay for, police say.

Laura Barclay, 40, of Saugerties was processed at Saugerties police headquarters on the misdemeanor charge of petit larceny.

A file check of Barclay revealed that she was wanted on a warrant of arrest issued in Dutchess County for an unrelated charge, according to Saugerties police. Barclay was turned over to the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office.

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