Lake Charles man arrested for stealing from his employer
POSTED: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 11:04am
LAKE CHARLES, LA — On September 13, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a store on W. Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles regarding an employee stealing from the company.
Upon arrival, deputies spoke with a security team member of the store who advised them on numerous occasions over the past 4 months, store employee, Devon C. Hebert, 25, of Lake Charles, was captured on store video surveillance stealing over $2,500 by processing returned merchandise from customers and placing the returned money onto his personal gift cards. When questioned by deputies, Hebert confirmed the allegations.
Hebert was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged theft over $1,500.
Judge Ron Ware has set his bond at $3,000.
CPSO Deputy Elrick Jones was the arresting deputy on this case. CPSO Detective Eddie Curol is the lead investigator on this case.