A 40-year-old East Temple Street resident admitted in court Monday that she pawned rented laptops from Rent-to-Own.
Tina R. Garinger of Washington Court House appeared in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas April 3 on an indictment for a fifth-degree felony charge of receiving stolen property. She plead guilty to the charge. A pre-sentencing investigative report was ordered to be conducted by the Fayette County Adult Probation Department. Garinger’s sentencing is scheduled for May 1 at 8:30 a.m.
According to the incident reports filed in the case, Garinger signed contracts with Rent-to-Own for two laptops and a television. She stopped making payments to Rent-to-Own on the items and pawned the electronics to Cashland in Washington Court House.
The Washington Court House Police Department went to Cashland to retrieve the pawned electronics but they had already been sold to other customers.
During Monday’s hearing, the court indicated that in sentencing Garinger will receive local sanctions for the charge. Those sanctions may include community control for up to five years and local jail time up to 180 days. The court said Garinger will be drug screened prior to sentencing.
Garinger said she is currently being supervised by the probation department at the Washington Court House Municipal Court. A records check indicates she plead to guilty July 1, 2016 to domestic violence, a first-degree misdemeanor, and received three years of supervision.
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