Monroe LA Feb 13 2012 Monroe police arrested two women Thursday night accused of stealing nearly $7,000 worth of merchandise from a store since December.
Karen Natt, 27, of 713 Beverly St., Monroe, and April Jacobs, 38, of 1705 Hollywood Drive, Monroe, were booked into Ouachita Correctional Center, each on a charge of theft.
According to arrest affidavits, police were called to a local department store in reference to a reported theft.
When police arrived, they spoke to an employee, who said two other employees, identified as Natt and Jacobs, had worked together to steal nearly $7,000 worth of merchandise from the store.
The report stated Jacobs told police she stole about $100 worth of merchandise and helped Natt with stealing about $1,000. Natt told police she took about $6,000 worth of items and admitted to helping Jacobs.
Both suspects’ bonds were $8,000.