BEND, Ore. (KOIN 6) – Prosecutors say a woman has been stealing thousands of dollars in health and beauty supplies from Safeway grocery stores in Deschutes County.
Jessica Lynn Jensen is facing a 30 count grand jury indictment. She is charged with one count of aggravated theft in the first degree, 16 counts of second-degree theft, one counts of first degree theft, 6 counts of second-degree burglary, and 6 counts of first-degree criminal trespass.
Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel says that investigators from Safeway loss prevention started looking into the case after discovering multiple thefts from stores in Bend and Redmond. Jensen was identified as the suspect. She was stealing primarily health and beauty supplies. According to the DA, she stole about $7,500 and was selling the items on eBay and Craigslist.
The thefts occurred between May and July 2015, according to court records.
Hummel says Safeway investigators were able to buy back some of the stolen merchandise that was being sold online.
Jensen was arraigned on Monday morning. She is scheduled to enter a plea on the case in November.