November 15, 2010

Juliet Ellis Got Into A “Brush” With The Law - Jailed After Stealing Almost $7,000 In Dental Hygiene Merchandise

Citrus Heights, California (The Weekly Vice) - There are a lot of things one could go to jail for. Theft of a car, theft of a person's retirement savings. But some folks opt for the bizarre, like our friend Juliet.

Juliet Ellis, a 19-year-old Citrus Heights woman was jailed last week after she allegedly stole nearly $7000 worth of ........toothbrushes?

According to the Placer County Sheriff's Office, Ellis began a life of crime stealing various brands of toothbrushes and dental hygiene gear from a handful of stores with the hope of retailing the stolen merchandise online.

Investigators say Ellis began pocketing merchandise in September that included Oral B and Phillips Sonicare toothbrushes, various toothbrush replacement heads and teeth whitening supplies like Crest White Strips.

She was reportedly caught on camera several times pocketing the items at a handful of area grocery stores.

Ellis, who reportedly scrubbed store shelves of $6,683.00 worth of merchandise, was arrested when deputies found $958 worth of dental supplies in her car.

She was booked into jail on a charge of felony burglary. She has since been released.

Danny Vice
The Weekly Vice

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