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Walmart Employee Hit With Felony for Snacking on Store Oreos


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Susan
- 666 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A Walmart employe in Indiana has been charged with felony theft after she was caught munching Oreos filched from the store's shelves, police said.When confronted by cops with video of the alleged theft, Penny S. Winters, 63, admitted she ate the cookies a



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jo M. (3)
Friday February 22, 2013, 11:29 pm
If she knew it was wrong she never should have started doing it in the first place. Once caught it is a little too late.
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 8:23 am
Walmart ts the worst thing that has happened to the world and to the USA. Take the Oreo money out of her pay and fire her. Is that too simple for them?
 

Gina B. (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:24 pm
Ridiculous! Maybe she should attend one of the "how to get welfare" classes they offer so she doesn't have to steal. Maybe give her a decent wage instead.
 

Latoya Brookins (23)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:39 am
It is ridiculous to charge her with a felony.

Sometimes I do not understand the way the system works. There are a lot of people that do such violent and evil things and end up in prison for only a few years. And then there are other people that cheat on their taxes or steal oreos or do something else that didn't result in a rape or murder and they get the book thrown at them.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 2:49 pm
Wow, is this charge heavy handed - a felony for being a junk food junkie? I could see if she was stealing furniture, or large ticket items, but cookies, and other assorted junk?
 

Latoya Brookins (23)
Wednesday March 27, 2013, 2:23 pm
There are so many crimes that should be considered felonies but aren't and then we have things like this.
 
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