UPDATE: Charges were later dropped against Juris in this case.
Back in December, Stacie Juris said she was looking forward to competing again in the Miss Illinois Pageant later this year, after she in last November’s competition.
Later in April, she left a department store in the Orland Square Mall with $288 worth of clothing in her purse, according to an Orland Park police report. Officers were called to the mall by security who said she tried to leave a store without paying for the items on April 4 around 1 p.m., police said.
Juris, 20, of the 8100 block of Glenbrook Place in Tinley Park, was charged with retail theft.
On the same day of the charge, Juris posted a one-word message on her Twitter account: humbled.
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