Skip to main content

Woman Steals Food, Officer Buys Her Groceries Rather than Arresting Her

Have a heartwarming story for your Wednesday afternoon.

Eggs
















Helen Johnson was having a hard week. The $120 disability check belonging to her daughter and which supported herself, her two daugthers, niece and two grandchildren had not shown up in the mail. Her own check would not arrive until much, much later.
The family had gone two days without food before Helen scrounged together $1.25 to buy some eggs from the local dollar store. However, Helen was short .50 cents in taxes and out of frustration and hunger stuffed five eggs into her jacket pocket. A store worker approached her and told her the police had been called. Before she even got to the door, Tarrant Police Officer William Stacy detained her and placed her into his squad car.
A few minutes later he returned with a carton of eggs and gave it to Johnson. He made her promise to never shoplift again, gave her the eggs and took her home. Johnson was filled with relief and gratitude. She even tried to give Officer Stacy the $1.25 she had to pay him for his kindness.
"She started crying, she got very emotional and was very apologetic,'' Stacy said. "She tried to give me the money she had on her, $1.25."
He refused, but it turns out that carton of eggs was only the beginning.
Officer

Word got around and donations poured in for Helen Johnson and her family. The Tarrant Police department showed up to her home on Wednesday with two trucks filled with groceries courtesy of the kindness of the officers and those who donated to make the family's life better.
When asked why he chose to let Johnson go originally, Officer Stacy relayed that he had been called to the Johnson's threadbare home once before, adding "The story she told me Saturday matched up with what I had seen when I was there. I felt like it was the right thing to do. I didn't want to pass judgment on her."
Johnson and her family were elated by the continued generosity shown to them. "
"The last time I saw my house this full, I was 12-years-old and staying with my grandmother. I've been crying all day."
Groceries



The family was literally on their last slice of bread the day before officers arrived on their doorstep with massive amounts of food.
Johnson stated her life had been changed by Officer Stacy and the Tarrant Police Department.
"My heart,'' she said, "is wide open right now."

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

13 Time Management Hacks Every Girl Needs in Her Life

The saying 'time is money' stands true for how we live today. And especially for the modern go-getter girl for whom time is a piece of luxury. If you are having trouble with managing your time, here are some time management hacks that'll sort your life. Trust me when I say this, every girl needs these to be the supergirl that she is. 1. Focus on one thing at a time. Ever been in a situation where having your hands full leads you into more chaos? Well, multitasking is good but if you want to manage your time we'll make sure to finish one thing at a time and do it properly so you don't need to come back to it at all. 2. Prioritise your tasks. Make a list of all the tasks that need immediate attention so that you can be done with them as soon as possible and you are not chasing any crazy deadlines that can build the pressure. 3. Keep the braindead tasks for later. To give each task your best sort them in a way that you do all the tasks that need your mind to work in you…

Flipkart has launched a Dual Camera smartphone under its Billion Brand.

Flipkart announced its own Billion brand in July this year under which it will be launching many Indian consumer centric products. The first product has been made official today, named Capture + which as the name suggests is a camera centric phone with dual 13-megapixel rear cameras arranged in a RGB and Monochrome setup to enhance low light shots.
Unlike a few Chinese Companies Flipkart has also focused on Processor and Software and not just the camera, making it an allrounder. The device comes with a 14nm Qualcomm’s 625 Mobile Platform with either 3/32 or 4/64 ram and storage configurations at 10999 and 12999 respectively.

Phone has a 5.5-inch Full HD Display with Dragontrail Glass on top. It has powerhouse of 3500 maH which should easily last more than a day given the processor is power efficient. Flipkart is also claiming up to 7 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes of charge making it fast charge enabled. It also has a Type C port which is excellent at this price point. Encased …

12 Facts Of Having An Elder Sister.

Ah..! Elder sister, A word which means the world to me, since my childhood I was being surrounded and protected with lots of love and care by my elder sister.
The memories may fade away with passing time, but the love we share will only grow. Here are some of the craziest experiences we both and every sibling who has an elder sister have probably had.
1. Always solicitous.


2. Most pampered By.When you get an elder sis who pampers you like a doll then what else you want. 😍


3. Birthday Blunders.Remembering the times where my blunders were been given a special place in your heart.

4. You have been made to believe that you are adopted. admit it, I fell for it many times.



5. Instantly becoming famous in middle school because you are the younger sister of the most known student.






6. You get excited when a stranger questions between both of you, which one is elder, you or her ?