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Elmhurst woman steals candy from store: Brown

ELMHURST — An Elmhurst woman pleaded guilty to petit larceny after she swiped items from a Walgreen’s, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.

Gloria Thomas, 55, entered the pharmacy, at 84-20 Broadway, around 4:45 p.m. May 4 and stole 13 candy bars, a piece of candy, one Lysol spray, two bottles of dish soap and one granola bar from the store shelves, put them in the basket of her walker and left the store, according to the criminal complaint.

She pleaded guilty to petit larceny during her arraignment May 5 in front of Queens Criminal Court Judge John Zoll, who sentenced the 55-year-old to time served, the spokeswoman said.

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