FYN has learned that Nelson City Councilwoman Edith Portillo has been charged with shoplifting after allegedly stealing more than $200 worth of merchandise from a store in Canton.
According to Nelson City's website Mrs. Portillo was elected to serve on the Nelson City Council in August of 2012. She was selected by the Council to supervise Personnel in Nelson, as well as heading up the Personnel Committee. Mrs. Portillo also is in a supervisory role for the Nelson City Park.
Fetch Your News will update as more information is available.