NC State student sentenced for burglary

July 27, 2009 10:27:44 AM PDT
One of three people accused in an April pharmacy break-in at a Rite-Aid in Chapel Hill was sentenced Monday.Tamyka Steinbeck, 19, pleaded guilty to burglary and possession of burglary tools. She was sentenced to 6-8 months in jail plus substance abuse treatment.

Prosecutors say the NC State student took part in the break-in along with 18-year-old Christopher Proctor and 18-year-old Jacob Howard Lockerman. The three apparently met while students at The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

The judge lectured Steinbeck Monday, telling her - after looking at her grades - that she is too smart to be involved in a burglary.

Steinbeck - whose been in jail since her arrest - was given credit for three months time served.


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