Jackson police in Georgia thanked grandmother for her “honesty and kindness”
Authorities are praising a Georgia woman after she returned more than $543 in cash she found under a sandwich.
In a Facebook post, the Jackson City Police Department thanked Mrs. Joanne Oliver for her “honesty and kindness.”
“On Wednesday, September 14, 2022, Jackson Police were called to work by Mrs. Oliver. Mrs Oliver [gone] to a local restaurant during lunch break and returned to work to enjoy lunch. When she opened her lunch and took out her sandwich, she was surprised to find $543.10 in cash under her sandwich,” the department said.
“After investigating the find, it was determined that the restaurant’s daily deposit had been accidentally placed in her sandwich bag. Mrs Oliver not only did the right thing, she saved the manager’s job,” he continued. “Mrs. Oliver, thank you for reminding us that we have great citizens in Jackson and it’s people like you that make us great!”
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According to WSB-TV, the grandmother visited 3rd street of the fast food giant.
The money was enough to pay the electricity bills, and her husband had a stroke and is battling cancer.
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Oliver told the TV channel that the family has to pay medical bills totaling about $2 million.
She admitted that she thought about shopping “for a second.”
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“If you don’t do the right thing, it will come back to you,” Oliver said. “I mean, it wasn’t mine. I didn’t need to keep it. I’ll get mine in the future.”
KFC reportedly refunded the money Oliver paid for her lunch and provided her with a free meal.
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