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Custodian gets jail time for stealing credit cards

February 26, 2009
SHERWOOD, OR — A former contract custodian at Sherwood City Hall was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree burglary and identity theft, according to The Oregonian.
Christine Foos was charged for stealing and using credit cards belonging to Sherwood Planning Manager Julia Hajduk and Associate Planner Michelle Miller in October 2007, the story stated.
Foos, who used the cards to purchase a variety of items worth hundreds of dollars at area stores, was photographed by security cameras leaving City Hall after the cards were stolen, and again at a Safeway store in Portland where she tried to use the credit cards to buy gift cards, the story noted.
Foos fled to San Diego and was arrested by a fugitive task force on warrants alleging burglary and probation violations, the story added.
According to court records, Christine Foos was on probation for robbery at the time the infractions occurred.
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