July 5, 2019

Woman Seen Licking Ice Cream & Putting It Back Faces Up To 20 Years In Prison

Woman Seen Licking Ice Cream & Putting It Back Faces Up To 20 Years In Prison

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A Texas woman went viral after she was filmed licking a container of Blue Bell Ice Cream and placing it back in the Wal-Mart freezers. Now, the woman is faces up to 20 years in prison.

The video hit social media, and went viral on Sunday, June 29th. You can hear the person recording say, “Lick it, lick it. Oh, you foul. Put it back, put it back.” Social media was in frenzy after this incident; causing Blue Bell Ice Ice Cream to put out a statement, ensuring people that, that specific container of ice cream was never sold. “Our staff recognized the location in the video, and we inspected the freezer case,” the statement reads. “Based on security footage, the location and the inspection of the carton, we believe we may have recovered the half gallon that was tampered with. Out of an abundance of caution, we have also removed all Tin Roof half gallons from that location.”

Police have identified the woman in the video, but as a minor, her identity remains protected.  They are also looking for the person who recorded the viral video. Police are intending to arrest the woman on second-degree felony tampering with a consumer product charges. This charge holds up to 2-20 years in prison.

Lufkin Director of Public Safety Gerald Williamson says in a statement, “we’re acting on it as the major crime that it is.” 

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