Old habits truly do die hard, and notorious international jewel thief Doris Payne is back at it again. She was arrested Monday night at a Walmart in DeKalb County, Ga., and charged with theft by shoplifting.

According to WSB-TV, police were called to the store around 5 p.m. after receiving a report about a woman shoplifting. They later identified the alleged shoplifter as the 86-year-old Payne, who apparently attempted to hide items from the store’s pharmacy, electronics and grocery departments.


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that police say she stole about $86.22 worth of goods from the store.

Payne is believed to have stolen about $2 million worth of items throughout the 60 years of her criminal history. She has been extremely open about her thieving habits, as the AJC notes, and was the subject of a Netflix documentary dubbed The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne.

Read more at WSB-TV and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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