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Region 8 woman caught on camera stealing almost $30,000 in cash & merchandise

Michelle Sanders     Provided by Sharp County Sheriff's Department Michelle Sanders Provided by Sharp County Sheriff's Department

SHARP COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 woman was arrested after police say she stole over $30,000 from the business she worked at.

According to the Sharp County Sheriff's Department, a complaint was filed from the owners of the Grape Vine store in Ash Flat that the business was continuing to lose money.

Investigators set up video surveillance in the store for several weeks, and it showed manager and long time employee Michelle Sanders taking cash and merchandise from the store.

Sanders was taken to the Sharp County Sheriff's Department for questioning, where she later admitted to taking $30,000 worth of cash and merchandise from the business over a 2 year period.

Some of the cash and stolen merchandise was recovered.

Sanders was charged and then later released on her own recognizance.

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