Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Habitual is as habitual does

It may seem like a lot of time for this particular crime but she had two prior felony convictions so she was looking at a minimum of 25 years to life.

Comal Courthouse purse snatcher gets 25 years
By J. Louise Larson - New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

NEW BRAUNFELS — Lisa Regina Whitfield was sentenced to 25 years in prison for what appeared to be an impulse decision to steal four purses at Comal County Courthouse.

Whitfield, 44, pleaded guilty Tuesday to fraudulent use of possession of identifying information related to a Dec. 1, 2010 visit she made to the courthouse.

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