Employee Charged with Embezzlement; Co-Worker Sought

A former Home Depot employee has been charged and police have obtained an arrest warrant for a co-worker after they were accused of defrauding the store out of nearly $7,000.

Westerly police arrested Tayla Northup, 24, of 15 Robin Way, last week on charges of felony embezzlement or fraudulent conversion over $100 and conspiracy to commit a felony. She was arraigned Thursday in Fourth Division District Court and did not enter a plea. She has been released on a promise to appear for a felony screening in Washington Superior Court on February 7.

Westerly Police Chief Shawn Lacey said Northup’s boyfriend, another former Home Depot Employee, is also being sought. His name… The Westerly Sun

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