A real-life Grinch was arrested after allegedly plucking the holiday cheer from New Jerseyans’ yards.
Jeanette P. Montanez was tracked down to a Wawa in Gloucester Township after quiet onlookers said they saw her steal Christmas decorations from two homes on the 400 block of Dearborne Avenue in Blackwood, New Jersey.
A concerned community member saw the holiday buzzkill and was able to partially identify her vehicle, leading police to her arrest.
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The stolen decorations, and the accompanying holiday cheer, were returned to their rightful owners.
Montanez was charged with two counts of theft and two counts of criminal attempt.