Posted: Nov 4, 2010 5:17 PM
Updated: Nov 4, 2010 5:18 PM
The Scott Police Criminal Investigations Division received a report from a business about discrepancies in the amount of lottery tickets sold and the amount of money taken in at the register.
Investigators began an investigation and learned that 200 easy 5 and 60 power ball tickets were sold, but the money for the tickets were not accounted for. Investigators conducted interviews with the employees and obtained a confession from an employee identified as Helen Doucet.
Doucet confessed to selling 200 easy 5 and 60 power ball lottery tickets; however, later took the money from the register. Ms. Doucet was arrested and charged with theft.
She's charged with one count of theft.