Union County operative Jim Devine was arrested Friday on charges of shoplifting from a local Shop Rite.
Devine allegedly lifted $22 worth of shampoo, lettuce and protein powder from the store.
Devine was issued a summons to appear in court on July 31.
Devine served as a consultant to Billy Delgado, who was running for mayor of Perth Amboy. Devine sent Mayor Wilda Diaz emails calling her “stupid.”