A Florida man charged with theft from a Wal-Mart store told police he was taking a present for his girlfriend who was about to get out of jail, according to reports:

Johnnie L. Brown, 29, was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday and charged with retail petit theft.

"She has done so much for me," Brown said later of the woman who has been his girlfriend for three years, "and I felt I had to support her."

Read the full story on the Ocala.com web site.