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Tis the season to shoplift some nog

This news story was published on December 24, 2014.
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MASON CITY – Why not just ask Santa for some egg nog instead of attempting to steal it?

Mason City police said today that police were called to the Hy-Vee West grocery store after store employees there stopped a shoplifter. According to police, on Tuesday afternoon at about 3:31 PM, 28-year-old Rebekah Marie Huebsch formerly of Osage was stopped by a Hy Vee West store employee after allegedly placing some items in a sack of merchandise she had just paid for and then left the store without paying for the additional merchandise.

The unpaid merchandise was less than $200 in value. Police said she tried to steal a carton of chocolate egg nog and a bottle of some type of alcohol. Huebsch was charged with 5th degree theft. She was unable to verify a local address and was jailed.

Huebsch, Rebekah Marie

Huebsch, Rebekah Marie

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4 Responses to Tis the season to shoplift some nog

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 12, 2020 at 12:14 am

    It wasn’t even chocolate eggnog and it was not even alcohol, they are dummies for getting it wrong….. Love n learned…. Lesson DEFINITELY learned!!!!

  2. LVS Reply Report comment

    December 24, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    I can’t even imagine drinking chocolate eggnog. YUK.

  3. LVS Reply Report comment

    December 24, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Stupid thing to go to jail over. What a dummy.