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Sheriff: Pineville woman confesses to casino theft

3 years 7 months 1 week ago March 11, 2013 Mar 11, 2013 Monday, March 11 2013 March 11, 2013 2:51 PM in News
Source: St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office
By: Russell Jones

PINEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Pineville woman after they said she admitted to stealing thousands from the truck stop casino she used to work for.

St. Landry Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested Tabitha McKee, 33, on suspicion of stealing around $68,000 from the casino.

Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said investigators were contacted by the truck stop when they noticed the money was missing from the casino vault. Investigators got an arrest warrant for McKee, who admitted she took the money.

Deputies booked McKee into the St. Landry Parish jail on six counts of monetary instrument abuse and six counts of theft. She's being held with a $60,000 bond.


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