At a Gwinnett County
Publix Supermarket former Olympic gold medal winner Olga Korbut is arrested for shoplifting cheese, chocolate syrup, figs, a box of tea and seasoning mix. Korbut, four-time winner of the gold medal (3 in 1972 at Munich, Germany, a team gold medal in Montreal four years later), characterized the incident as a misunderstanding.
According to court documents, Rather than go to trial, Ms. Korbut agreed to pay a fine of $333, attend a class in order to be released under a pretrial program and avoid prosecution. The total cost of the items she had in her possession was $19 and she characterized her arrest as a misunderstanding
The gymnast currently works as a coach near Gwinnett County.