Woman arrested for stealing tip jar

By The Mercury

Riley County officers arrested a 22-year-old woman early Sunday morning for allegedly stealing a tip jar from Tubby’s Bar and Grill.

Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Jamela Montgomery, Fort Riley, was taken into custody after resisting arrest when she was contacted by officers for the alleged theft.

Ingalls said the tip jar contained about $25.

Montgomery was arrested for misdemeanor theft and obstruction of the legal process. She is confined to the Riley County Jail on $1,500 bond.

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