Child's pet tortoise stolen off front porch by FedEx driver, Lee County sheriff says

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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A Lee County child's pet tortoise named Holly was snatched from her home over the weekend.

SANFORD, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Lee County child's pet tortoise named Holly was snatched from her home during the weekend.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office said a FedEx driver named Jiniece Constance Grant stole the 5-year-old Brazilian Red Foot Tortoise from the family's front porch.

Investigators were able to track Grant down on Saturday and arrest her on felony larceny charges.

No word from the sheriff's office on the whereabouts of the turtle.