Jane Draycott, the Houston firefighter who the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says was harassed by colleagues for being female, has accepted a probation deal on charges she shoplifted at a Walmart, the district attorney's office says.
Draycott was accused of taking $300 from a Walmart, including a DVD player, DVDs and a bag of ice, in the midst of the ongoing controversy over her charges. She had just gotten off a shift and was wearing an HPD shirt at the time.
Her attorney said she had been suffering from stress because of the investigation and unrelated family issues.
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Draycott, who appeared in court today with her attorney Rusty Hardin, got a pretrial diversion, meaning if her record stays clean and she performs some basic probation requirements, the charges will be dropped one year from now.