Actress Winona Ryder was charged today in Los Angeles with felony counts of theft, burglary, vandalism and possession of controlled substances. The 30 year old actress was arrested just before Christmas for allegedly shoplifting at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills. The star is free on 20 thousand dollars bond. Ryder is scheduled to be arraigned in Beverly Hills on February eighth. Prosecutors recommended increasing bail to 30-thousand dollars. Ryder was arrested December 12th for stealing merchandise worth $4,760 and possessing painkillers without a prescription.
Beverly Hills police said store security officers saw her remove security tags from the store items, place them in her bag and leave the store.