Thursday, April 26, 2007

Lowe's Cashier Facing Embezzlement Charges

A cashier at Lowe’s Home Improvements in Smithfield is facing embezzlement charges. Ida Mae Lee, 39, of Highway 701 South, Newton Grove was arrested at the business on Tuesday after allegedly being caught stealing money from her register. Smithfield Police Captain R.J. Cuddington said store officials began watching Lee after noticing shortages at her register. On Tuesday, Lee allegedly stole $40. She was charged with felonious larceny by an employee and jailed in lieu of a $5,000 bond.


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