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Cashier at Louisville pharmacy accused of stealing lottery tickets valued at $64K

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Ashleigh Polston (source: Louisville Metro Department of Corrections) Ashleigh Polston (source: Louisville Metro Department of Corrections)
 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville woman is facing felony charges after police say she used her position as a cashier at a downtown CVS Pharmacy to steal tens of thousands of dollars worth of lottery tickets from the business.

Police arrested 30-year-old Ashleigh Polston at the CVS at 501 S. Fourth Street on Aug. 13. According to an arrest report, Polston altered the store's lottery machine to allow to print lottery tickets without collecting money for the sale. Police say she admitted to printing $64,000 worth of tickets during the past three months.

Polston also allegedly admitted that she cashed some of the winning tickets and kept the money.

She's charged with unlawful access to a computer, a Class C felony, and theft by unlawful taking over $10,000, a Class D felonies.

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