Police: Woman breaks into closed restaurant, makes salad, contaminates $500 worth of food

FLOYD COUNTY, Ga. — A woman was arrested for breaking into a restaurant over the weekend in Floyd County, Georgia, and contaminating more than $500 worth of food while she made herself a salad, police say.

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Rome Police Department officers were called out to Harvest Moon Cafe in Floyd County Saturday just before 2 a.m. after a woman was seen inside the restaurant, according to a warrant obtained by WSB-TV.

The woman was identified as Callie Elizabeth Thweatt, 23, according to the news outlet.

Thweatt somehow got inside the restaurant and made her way to the food coolers after hours.

Police say that Thweatt made herself a salad, but while making it touched multiple products with her bare hands, contaminating the food. The contaminated food was valued at about $500, according to WSB-TV.

Thweatt was charged with theft by taking, the news outlet reported.

It is not clear what ingredients or the amount of the ingredients used in the salad.

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