Delaina Starr Sutton, 58 of Silver Creek, was arrested this week after reports said she was found with meth while shoplifting at the East Rome Walmart.
Police said that Sutton was observed placing items in her purse and then walking out of the store without paying.
After taking her into custody Sutton, police said that methamphetamine was in her purse.
Sutton had also been banned from the store for a past similar offense.
Sutton is charged with possession of meth, criminal trespass, and theft by shoplifting.