Skip to comments.Ohio grocery store employee facing felony theft charges for eating $9,200 of deli ham
Posted on 09/11/2018 6:49:35 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
An Ohio supermarket worker could face criminal charges after her employer told cops that she consumed more than $9000 worth of deli meat during the past five years she has worked for the business...
... told cops that a tipster had reported that the employee ate three to five slices of deli meat daily (and had been doing so since she began working at the supermarket). The worker allegedly "has been consuming product from the deli in Giant Eagle over the past 5 years,"
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How much is that on a daily basis?
I think about $5. Is that a lot of deli meat?
JINT EGGLE (as we call it in Picksburgh) does have good deli ham.
Imaging the cops tracking your speeding for five years and dumping it all on you at once.
Personally, I don’t take this story seriously. But it is a fun story.
Unless the tipster has evidence, it’s a “he said, she said” sort of thing.
A lb of ham at GE, depending on the type (forgetting about chipped) is $5-$7 is a lb... 3-5 slices is probably around 1/5 to 1/4 of a lb...
So, probably looking at 1-2 dollars a day of retail value theft... So I am not sure how this guy is coming up with $9,000, if she at that daily and worked EVERY day.. 5 years would be less than $2000
IT doesn’t say what meat she ate, but most are under $8 a lb... so I am having a hard time with $9k number.
Its about a pound. Sliced on 2, that would be a bunch of slices. I was at Walmart deli associate. If you ate a pound of deli meat every day for eight years, you would be very unhealthy. If she was full-time, working five days a week for the eight years, that would work out to $1.44 a slice if she had three slices a day on average. Obviously that cant be true. Someone is bad at math.
I can’t see this helping the market the the ‘hood. Three slices a day every work day doesn’t seem like too much an employee benefit. And to bring criminal charges? They could have just let her go if they took it that seriously. Three slices!
As a teen, I worked at a meat market and butcher shop/small factory (back in the days when local butcher shops still cut-up whole sides of beef).
The owner let us eat whatever we wanted. In fact for lunch he’d often cook something for the guys that we wouldn’t have bought for ourselves - rib roasts, tenderloins, etc...
Of course, most of the crew were career guys there, had work-related injuries, the owner knew their families, etc...
a very different mentality.
“Imaging the cops tracking your speeding for five years and dumping it all on you at once.”
They did. Adding all the speed together, I was traveling faster than the speed of light which meant that I arrived before the offense and couldn’t be charged.
After eating ham, she had to go on the lam.
I inhaled chicken from the hotel buffet in mass quantities. They charged me $1.05 a day for meals. Hell, I drank more pepsi a day than that, never mind all the chow I devoured. Burp! I miss it...
How the hell could they prove she did this over 5 years? The woman needs to not talk to the cops. Then they have no real evidence.
“JINT EGGLE (as we call it in Picksburgh) does have good deli ham.”
Yes! It’s called Ham off the Bone and it is quite good! I worked a deli counter a GE.
Sure, you could charge her with a felony. Or you could fire her. Or you could say, hey, knock it off. Or you could look the other way and forget it. If she is a good worker otherwise Id lean to the latter.
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