Wal-Mart Line-Cutter Cuts A Plea

The Wal-Mart line-cutter struck a plea bargain with prosecution today. The agreement states that Heather Ellis will plead guilty to disturbing the peace and resisting arrest. The penalty for this will be one year of unsupervised probation, anger management courses and four days in jail. If Ellis does not break the one-year probation, all charges will be erased nothing will be marked on the schoolteacher's permanent record. Ellis said that this deal proves she is  "taking responsibility for her actions and [hopes] that everyone else involved in the case will take responsibility for theirs." She was initially charged with resisting arrest, assaulting a police officer, and disturbing the peace. The max sentence for such could have meant 15 years

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