An 18-year-old Napa woman was arrested on suspicion of embezzlement, burglary, conspiracy and violation of probation after she was accused of undercharging more than $500 in merchandise while working as a cashier at the south Napa Target, according to an arrest summary from the City of Napa Police Department:
On 12/05/12 about 1630 hours NPD Officers were dispatched to Target at 205 Soscol Ave regarding an employee embezzling from the business.
Upon arrival officers met with Loss Prevention and learned the following: A cashier by the name of Laura Aguilar 07/02/94 would undercharge some of the items that were scanned, thereby giving the guests who were purchasing the items unauthorized purchases for less than the retail value of the items.
There was a total of $547.99 worth of merchandise she adjusted the price on from 11/22/12 until 12/2/12.
Aguilar is on active Napa County Probation. During the investigation, Officers were able to recover $287.96 of the embezzled merchandise. Aguilar was placed under arrest and booked at NCDC.
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