Clearwater, Florida – August 18, 2020
A man was arrested for trying to cash in a stolen lottery ticket at the same store he stole it from. A Clearwater Police Department spokes-person reported that, “for most people, it’s their lucky day when they get a winning scratch-off lottery ticket.”
The man who attempted to cash in the stolen ticket was identified by police as Herbert McClellan. He was accused of stealing 13 scratch-off lottery tickets from a Speedway convenience store. One of the tickets was a $30 winner.