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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police arrested a man after they say he stole hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from his job.
According to an arrest report from Metro Police, 25-year-old Gerron White stole over $1,000 in merchandise while working at the Game Stop video game store near the corner of S. 2nd St. and Central Ave. Police say White would give the stolen merchandise to a friend, and have his accomplice return the games to the store for cash. Later, White would retrieve the cash from his accomplice, according to police.
Police say workers at Game Stop started to investigate the store's inventory, when they noticed that merchandise was missing. When employees at the Game Stop confronted White about the stolen merchandise, he allegedly admitted to stealing the games. Police say that White also admitted to stealing the games in a written statement.
White was caught on surveillance video making the wrongful transaction, according to the arrest warrant.
Police say White returned one game valued at $80.00, but the total value of all the merchandise that White allegedly stole was valued at $1,680.00.