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Stafford Alert

Stafford Walmart Employee Charged with Embezzlement
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By Public Information Officer Amanda Vicinanzo
April 5, 2018

Stafford, VA. Deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Walmart cashier last month on charges of embezzlement after she allowed her boyfriend to leave the store on several occasions without paying for a total of approximately $683.67 worth of groceries.

On March 1, 2018, Deputy Justin Howell responded to a call regarding a past occurred larceny at the Walmart located at 11 Village Parkway in south Stafford. Upon arrival, the deputy learned from a loss prevention employee that on February 22, 2018 he had observed a customer with a cart full of groceries approach the register in the garden section of the store and the cashier did not ring up most of the items. He later pulled up the transaction and noticed that most of the items were not scanned or paid for.

The loss prevention officer began looking into previous transactions involving that cashier by reviewing security video footage. He discovered a transaction from February 1, 2018 and another on February 3, 2018 where the cashier allowed that same customer to leave the store without ringing up all the items. The total of the items stolen on all three dates is approximately $683.67.

During an internal investigation, the cashier, identified as Jennifer Renee Satterwhite, 38, of King George, admitted to allowing her boyfriend to go through her line without paying.

On March 10, 2018, deputies arrested the employee’s boyfriend, Dougie Ray Gillis, 36, of King George, on one charge of petit larceny, two charges of conspiracy, and two charges of grand larceny. On March 20, 2018, Satterwhite was arrested on three charges of embezzlement and two charges of conspiracy. Both suspects were incarcerated at Rappahannock Regional Jail.

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