‘Cleaning Fairy Burglar’ Sentenced for Break-in

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WESTLAKE, Ohio – Susan Warren, 53, of Elyria is known as the 'Cleaning Fairy Burglar' after police say she broke into a Westlake home back in May, cleaned the place, and left a $75 bill behind.

Monday, Judge Peter Corrigan sentenced Warren to one year probation and 20 hours of community service.

Warren pleaded guilty to charges of attempted burglary and trespassing last month.

"I meant no harm. I didn't go in there to rob anyone. I didn't want to rob anyone. There was stuff laying there, I could have cleaned these people out. But I didn't," said Warren.

Back in May, Warren was arrested for breaking into a home on Dover Center Road to do some light cleaning while the owners were upstairs asleep.

Warren also scribbled a bill onto a napkin that included her name and number.

"I'm sorry. I don't go through anyone's door without knocking. I knocked, someone was home. I knew someone one was home. And why someone didn't come down and say get the hell out of my house is beyond me," said Warren.

Prosecutors say the victims did not want Warren to go to jail, but instead get help.

Warren's attorney says she is facing a burglary charge in Lorain County.

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