(KRON) — A San Rafael House Depot worker was arrested after the house enchancment retail retailer alleged she embezzled roughly $1.2 million over the previous yr, in response to the San Rafael Police Division.
House Depot’s inner investigation revealed the feminine worker allegedly began taking money from the retail retailer beginning in August 2022, and reported it to San Rafael police on Oct. 17, 2023. On the time of arrest, San Rafael PD stated the worker had over $8,000 in her possession.
A search warrant served on the worker’s residence uncovered a small amount of money and a “excessive quantity” of designer merchandise, which police investigators imagine was bought with the embezzled funds, San Rafael PD stated.
Police stated the worker admitted to taking money from the enterprise since final yr.
SRPD booked the worker into Marin County Jail for felony embezzlement expenses, police stated. Detectives added a bail enhancement as a result of the amount of money allegedly taken and concern of the suspect being a flight danger.