According to the report, officers learned that Shavonnah Julious, 27, of 394 Greenwich Ave, New Haven, had taken $514.69 worth of baby formula and a pillow from the store and left without paying.
Store security agents stopped her and detained her for police.
Police said Julious initially gave a fake name, but officers quickly determined her true identity.
She was subsequently taken into custody and charged with fifth-degree larceny and interfering with an officer.
Julious was released after posting $1,000 bond for court June 26.