PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Police arrested two CompUSA employees who admitted to stealing about $1,000 each from the store's cash registers.
According to a Palm Beach Gardens Police arrest report, Taneshia Miller and Australia Smith, both 21, were arrested Monday on charges of grand theft and organized scheme to defraud.
This morning, Circuit Court Judge Krista Marx ordered they be released on their own recognizance.
At around 5:20 p.m. Monday, a Palm Beach Gardens police officer responded to the CompUSA store on Northlake Boulevard in reference to an employee theft, according to a probable cause affidavit.
The officer spoke with a CompUSA loss prevention officer who told him Miller and Smith were entering fake returns into the cash register with no real customer present and would steal money from the drawer.
Miller and Smith both admitted to police that they were stealing from the cash registers, and said they did this more than 10 times each resulting in about $2,000 total, the affidavit says.
The women, who both live together in West Palm Beach, said they used the money to pay their bills.
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