JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A Janesville mattress store employee is accused of stealing more than $10,000 worth of mattresses and other furniture to support his heroin habit and his mother.
Twenty-three-year-old Owen Peterson is accused of selling mattresses, sofas, love seats, dressers and box springs from Janesville Comfort Shoppe on social media.
Peterson faces a felony theft charge, according to the Janesville Gazette. He’s due in court Jan. 2. It wasn’t immediately clear if he had an attorney, and a home telephone listing couldn’t be found.