Sister shoplifted $3.00 total items. Police were called and incident report was filed. The store had her sign the form saying she did shoplift, and would never come back to the store again. Also, the letter stated that she would have to pay a retribution for the merchandise. The police did not arrest her, but told her that they would get an arrest warrant and be at her home to pick her up in one week. I've never heard of this before. Don't the police usually arrest on the spot if they are going to. She asked to please pay for the merchandise, but they wouldn't let her, and told her to leave. I'm not sure if I should try and find an attorney for her, or if the police were just trying to scare her. Help.