Susan Warren, 53, appeared in court via video conference on Thursday, May 31, 2012, after police said she broke into a Westlake home and cleaned it -- but left the homeowner with the bill.
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WESTLAKE, Ohio - A woman dubbed the "cleaning fairy" has pleaded guilty to attempted burglary in northeastern Ohio.
The (Elyria) Chronicle-Telegram says Susan Warren got the nickname after breaking into a home west of Cleveland, cleaning it and leaving a bill for $75.
Warren pleaded guilty this week to attempted burglary and will be sentenced later.
The 53-year-old Warren told authorities that she was driving by the house and "wanted something to do." She broke in, washed some coffee cups, took out the trash, vacuumed and dusted inside the house. Then she left a bill written on a napkin that included her phone number.
Warren said that she owns a cleaning business and sometimes enters homes, cleans them and leaves a bill.
She has another burglary case pending, but circumstances weren't clear.
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