WPD: Drunk woman found breaking into beer cooler


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police say a woman is facing charges after she broke into a convenience store and was found in the beer cooler.

Investigators say Mary Katherine Novak, 32, was arrested Sunday and charged with breaking or entering. They say she broke into the Russell’s Quik Stop on Wrightsville Avenue Sunday night before 11 p.m. Police say the store owner was looking at his surveillance cameras and saw Novak in the beer cooler in his business.

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Police say Novak was intoxicated and taken to the hospital before her arrest.