(WBNS-TV) A Bellefontaine woman pleaded not guilty to petty theft Wednesday.
Deidre Romine is accused of stealing $2.87 out of the Logan County Courthouse fountain on October 7th.
A police report states an officer asked her what she was doing.
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"Soon as the cop asked me what I was doing and I was afraid to tell him," Romine said.
"The money didn't belong to anybody so I just took it out of there." Romine said.
Romine says she took the change to buy food. She says she is jobless and about to lose her apartment.