Man Arrested For Stealing A Winning Lottery Ticket

Police arrested a man for attempting to cash a winning lottery ticket at the store where he had stole it.

Authorities identified Herbert McClellan of stealing 13 scratch-off lottery tickets from a Speedway in Clearwater, Florida and one of the tickets won him $30.

“So much for being lucky at the lottery. Herbert McClellan stole 13 scratch-off tickets from a convenience store and immediately tried to see if any were winners. When one was a $30 winner, he went back to the same store to cash it in. Officers were called, and he's in jail now.” Clearwater Police Department said

Speedway employees recognized McClellan when he returned to the store and called the police. He’s charged with petit theft and dealing in stolen property.

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