Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy John Mann located and stopped Bergman’s vehicle and found multiple packages taken from subdivisions along Butler-Warren Road in Warren and Butler counties.
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Bergman pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
According to the release, two psychologists testified during a two-day bench trial.
Batsche ruled, “the Defendant’s mental diseases did not prevent her from knowing the wrongfulness of her actions. She felt remorse and guilt after she stole some items and readily expressed this after she was caught.”
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Bergman, who is free while wearing an electronic monitor, has a prior theft conviction and is in a felony diversion program in Warren County Common Pleas Court, according to the release.
Her lawyer, Nicholas Graman, declined to comment, pending sentencing.