Shoplifting in wisconsin

Question Details: I got a citation for shoplifting (first offense). The item was underneath my lb dog food bag. which I forgot about, and I know that's a common answer, but I really forgot. The LP said that the tape shows intent. I have the choice of paying the fine or going to court, which I am going. I also got a civil liability fine and It states I have 20 days to pay $200.Court is not for another month Im not sure on what to do about the civil liability?, also could you explain to me wisconsin statue 943.51 Im not understanding it, and at what point can a LP apprehend you? Important Notice