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Louisville Police arrest man for stealing hundreds of dollars in gift cards from employer

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Police have arrested a man who they say stole money from his employer.

Johnny Wathen III, 23, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, after police say he took cash and gift cards from the Deals Nothing Over a Dollar Store where he was an employee. Police records state Wathen took $60 in cash and gift cards that totaled more than $600 from the store.

According to the arrest report, Wathen took the cash during one of his shifts. On Aug. 26, store management reported Wathen had fraudulently created three gift cards worth a total of $600.
 
Police say Wathen left the store following the incident and did not return. Management was unable to contact him since then.

Wathen is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on one count of theft.

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