Woman Arrested In Connection With Gas Station Scam


A woman was behind bars in connection with a refund swindle targeting local gas stations.

Sunbury police arrested Heather Johnston, of Grove City, and charged her with attempted theft.

Police said that Johnston attempted to scam Kroger with $275 in cash refunds and other merchandise.

Two others were with Johnston, they took off in a 1998 white Ford Explorer. The vehicle was thought to be connected to similar style thefts in Grove City, Dublin and Columbus.

Sunbury police said that more charges were expected later in the week.

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