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Blonde Barbie bandit tearfully pleads guilty and apologizes in courtroom

Marietta, Ga.
Heather Johnston, 19 one of the two women dubbed the "Barbie Bandits" after a videotaped bank theft, pleaded guilty and apologized in tears.

"I regret what I did. I wish I could take it back every day," Heather Johnston, 19, told the judge.

She decided to plead guilty to felony theft and misdemeanor marijuana possession because she wanted to take responsibility for her actions.

Security video showed Johnston and Ashley Miller wearing sunglasses and laughing as they appeared to steal nearly $11,000 from a Bank of America branch in Acworth, Ga. on Feb. 27. Authorities later said the bank teller was in on the plot.

According to authorities, Miller and Johnston went on a shopping spree afterward and even gave money to the homeless. They were arrested two days later.

Charges against Miller, the bank teller and another man are still pending.

Johnston, who had

Added: Aug-23-2007 
By: beck64
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