Kelly Greene, a 24-year-old school teacher at Lakewood Elementary School in Florida, was arrested on Thursday, November 8, on charges of grand theft.
According to the Pinellas County sheriff’s office, Green was arrested on Thursday, November 8 after she allegedly was caught stealing from the Ulta Beauty Store in Seminole, Florida. Police said that the grand theft allegedly occurred on Sunday, October 14.
Furthermore, the Pinellas County sheriff’s office said that Ulta Beauty
Store employees called deputies to report the theft and store surveillance video showed a woman stealing multiple beauty, facial and hair products from the store.
Pinellas County sheriff’s detectives said Greene’s thefts netted a total of $537 worth of product.
On Wednesday, November 7, police released the surveillance video footage to the public on social media. Following the release of the footage, a school resource officer form Pinellas County Schools recognized Greene and reported her to police.
Following the release of the security camera footage, Greene admitted to Pinellas County detectives that she was the suspect seen in the video committing the theft. She was arrested and taken to the Pinellas County Jail without incident.
Greene has been charged with one count of grand theft. At this time, her employment status with Lakewood Elementary School is unknown at this time.
At this time, no further information about Greene has been released.