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Beverly Hills 'Tip Jar Bandit' Got Her Start Stealing From Jamba Juice Job

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It turns out that the purported Tip Jar Bandit's reign of terror on Westside businesses may not have even been her first heist: she was also charged with stealing from a Jamba Juice where she worked in 2014. Jessica Shub, a 20-year-old Beverly Hills woman, pleaded no contest to one count of grand theft of personal property on Wednesday, according to a release from the L.A. District Attorney's office. In this particular instance, prosecutors said that she stole money from the cash register of a Jamba Juice where she worked for two months in 2014—long before she was accused of being the infamous Tip Jar Bandit.

By entering a no contest plea in the felony Jamba Juice case, her misdemeanor Tip Jar allegations have been dismissed. She was sentenced yesterday to one year's confinement in a live-in drug rehab facility, plus three years of probation. She must also pay $1,500 in restitution.

Shub was arrested earlier this month after video surveillance caught a young woman snatching tips from the jars of numerous Westside businesses, including Seoul Sausage and Komodo. A witness who said she saw Shub steal tips from Brighton Coffee Shop in Beverly Hills followed Shub and alerted the police.

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