Woman sentenced for breaking into Family Express

Jerrica Zygas (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Jerrica Zygas (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – A Battle Ground woman is sentenced to six years for breaking into a Family Express store in June of 2013.

Surveillance video shows Jerrica Zygas, 25, threw a rock through a glass door. While police were at the scene, Zygas walked through the parking lot and later told police she stole a box of candy bars and pointed out where she hid them.

Prosecutors said police found the box of candy in a nearby tree.

Zygas pleaded guilty to burglary as part of a plea agreement. She was sentenced to 450 days in the Department of Corrections, with nearly 4 years of supervised probation and one year unsupervised probation.

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