HICKSVILLE, NY. - A meatpacker on Long Island was arrested on Aug. 26 by the Nassau County Police Department after she allegedly tampered with meat packages at AVA Companies.

Karen Palacios Gutierrez, 38, is accused of removing a coin from her pocket and placing it into a meat package that was set to go out for retail consumption.

The police said that the bin of meat products that were going to retailers was valued at $400.

Arraignment for the charges was set for Aug. 27.