Of course, it is not just defendants. Jurors have also been arrested for courtroom thefts, here.
Otto was in court to face a single count of fourth-degree grand larceny and three counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument. She is accused of using the time before the arraignment to steal credit cards and other items of an attorney’s purse.
She is now also facing a change of third-degree burglary and fourth-degree larceny.
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