Store Employee Arrested For Theft

By: KOLN Email
By: KOLN Email

A Lincoln store employee was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing over a five-month period.

Police say 21-year-old Ashley Yonkey of Lincoln embezzled nearly $9,000, mostly in cash and cigarettes, from Russ's Market near 33rd Street and Highway 2 between November 13, 2013 and April 6, 2014.

An investigation began when they noticed a discrepancy with merchandise and cash. Yonkey faces a felony charge of theft by deception over $1,500.

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