POSTED: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 4:15pm
UPDATED: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 4:19pm
ST. LANDRY PARISH, LA (NBC33) — A former employee was arrested for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in cash from a casino vault.
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that a truck stop contacted the department in regards to the missing money. Investigators connected former employee Tabitha Michelle McKee, 33, of Pineville, to the theft.
McKee is accused of stealing approximately $68,000 in cash. Details regarding how the theft occurred were not provided by officials.
McKee was arrested for 6 counts of Monetary Instrument Abuse and 6 counts of Theft of Currency. She was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on a $60,000 bond.