Store employee arrested after stealing money from daily deposits
POSTED: Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 5:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 5:04am
DONALDSONVILLE, LA — A St. James woman has been arrested on felony theft charges after she stole money from nightly deposits from her employer.
On August 30, deputies were dispatched to the Dollar General Store located in Donaldsonville in reference to employee theft.
Deputies met with the lost prevention division and learned that there were five deposits missing, totaling $11,151.49.
Deputies learned that Natalie August, 48, of had admitted to taking cash from the deposits since June 2013 due to not being able to pay her bills at home.
August turned herself in and was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on felony theft charges.