BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport woman is facing charges for allegedly stealing electricity from United Illuminating.

Bridgeport police arrested Tomeka Hudson yesterday.

Police say Hudson had an outstanding balance of more than $3,000 dating back to 2008.

They say U.I. disconnected service to Hudson's apartment in 2011 because she had not paid her bill.

However, Hudson allegedly figured out how to reconnect the power to her home.