• Woman charged with stealing from employer
    May 06,2014
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    Woman charged

    in Kmart thefts

    A Mendon woman on Monday denied a charge of stealing from her place of employment at Kmart in Rutland.

    Barbara M. Bacon, 30, pleaded innocent in Rutland criminal court to a felony charge of embezzlement, which carries the potential penalty of 10 years in jail.

    Bacon, who appeared in court on a citation, remains free on conditions of release that include she stay away from Kmart.

    Rutland County Sheriff’s Deputy Billy-Jo Leonard said Bacon was arrested in March after her employers said they caught her taking money while in the department store’s cash room.

    Leonard said Bacon admitted to taking $505 from the store over a two-month period.
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