A woman was arrested for helping to steal a cash register, which contained a quarter, from a Gainesville bagel shop, authorities said. Erica Denise Phillips, 28, faces charges of grand theft and burglary of an unoccupied structure unarmed, a jail official said Thursday. She was released on her own recognizance.
According to an arrest report, Phillips said her role in the incident was to drive an alleged accomplice in his car to and from the bagel shop, and search the cash register for money, The Gainesville Sun reported. Phillips said the man broke the front door's window to get inside and carried the $800 cash register to the car, the newspaper reported. The man hasn't been charged so far. It wasn't immediately known if Phillips has an attorney.