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‘Barbie Bandit’ in custody for burglaries

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EVERETT — Police tracked down a woman who posted a photo to her Facebook page that included the caption “Barbie Bandits” and booked her into jail for a string of burglaries, police said.

Melissa Lindner, 25, is suspected of breaking into a strip mall on Feb. 10 and is facing seven counts of second-degree burglary. Another woman believed to be her accomplice has not been charged.

Police said they believe the women broke into the mall in the 5700 block of Evergreen Way where one of the women previously worked. The women are believed to have burglared up to six businesses in the mall. When Lindner was apprehended, police said she confessed to the burglaries and led them to stolen property in the her home and vehicle.

The Everett Herald reported that the women’s neighbors told a detective that the two would “brag about being the ‘Barbie Bandits’.”

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5 Comments to “‘Barbie Bandit’ in custody for burglaries”

    Guest said:
    February 21, 2013 at 7:25 PM

    Commit the crimes and then brag about it? Thanks for making it easy, ladies. Make sure you post it on Facebook too, so people can see how cool you are. Stay classy.

    Check YouFacts said:
    February 22, 2013 at 12:37 AM

    Check your resources.. Lindner didn’t admit to anything! The unnamed girl is the one confessing and trying to put it on her friend!! Get it right!!

      Guest said:
      February 23, 2013 at 1:34 AM

      Unless I'm reading it wrong, the article states "When Linder was apprehended, police said she confessed to the burglaries and led them to stolen property in her home and vehicle." Sounds like she admitted to it.

    Guest said:
    February 22, 2013 at 5:22 AM

    Another welfare rat caught. When she gets out of prison- no more Public assistance.

    Guest said:
    February 22, 2013 at 5:26 AM

    Checked other sources- yep, Ghetto mama's.

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