Manager Pleads Guilty to Theft of Thousands from Pet Store

A former employee of a PetSmart in San Angelo, Texas, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to stealing thousands of dollars from the store over the course of seven months, records state.

On July 29, 2019, Lori Mae Elliott, 45, stood before 391st Judicial District Court Judge Brad Goodwin and pleaded guilty to charges of theft in between $2,500 and $30,000, a state jail felony punishable between 2–10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Elliott was indicted by a grand jury in January for taking money out of the store cash register and from bank deposits from July 2018 until February 2019 at the San Angelo PetSmart where she worked as a store manager, records state. Elliot also used a PetSmart credit card to make unauthorized purchases. In exchange for pleading guilty… GoSanAngelo

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