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Kim Richards Sentenced in Target Shoplifting Case: Community Service, Probation and Alcoholics Anonymous

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Kim Richards can officially move forward from her August arrest.

The former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star was sentenced Wednesday in her Target shoplifting case.

A Los Angeles judge order that Richards, 51, complete 300 hours of community service, three years probation and 52 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE. TMZ was the first to report the news.

She must also “continue treatment and follow recommendations for treatment including drug rehabilitation, therapy and medications,” according to the papers.

A Target security guard detained Richards after she allegedly tried to carry out more than $600 worth of items from the L.A. area retailer Aug. 2. Last month, she accepted a similar plea deal stemming from her April public intoxication arrest at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

WATCH: Kim Richards Gets Arrested


Richards has struggled with substance abuse throughout her life and relapsed this year. Last week, she discussed her renewed sobriety on pal and fellow ex-Housewife Brandi Glanville‘s podcast.

“It’s better now,” she said. “It was a rough time for a bit there but it’s just putting everything back in order and just really focusing on my family and me.”