Courts & Crime

Former Miss USA arrested on shoplifting charge in Texas

A former Miss USA, who at one time had sued the sultan of Brunei on charges that he held her as a sex slave in his nation, was out of jail Wednesday after she was arrested on suspicion of stealing almost $90 worth of items from a Target store, Denton police said.

Shannon Marketic, 38, was released from the Denton City Jail on Tuesday after posting a $500 bond, according to Denton County Sheriff Department records.

Marketic, of Dallas, faces a charge of theft $50-$500, according to Denton County records.

The former Miss USA could not be reached Wednesday.

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