Female Burglar Helps Herself To Starbucks Coffee, 4 Brownies

Monday, October 01, 2012
Crystal Johnson
Crystal Johnson

Police said a female burglar that a woman found sprawled on her bed going through her jewelry had helped herself to her Starbucks coffee and four brownies.

Crystal Johnson, 26, of East Garden Farm Road in Rossville, is facing charges of aggravated burglary.

Sharon Welcher of 13th Avenue said she returned home and found an overturned chair against her house at her daughter's window. She then found Ms. Johnson in her bedroom checking out the jewelry box.

When asked what she was doing in the house, the intruder asked, "How did I get in here?"

When police arrived, Ms. Johnson was sitting in the entrance foyer where Ms. Welcher had directed her to go.

Plastic boxes in the daughter's room had been moved, and the TV was out of position.

 


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