Couple accused of stealing $40,000 of Dillard's merchandise

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested a woman for stealing approximately $40,000 worth of merchandise from Dillard's.

According to an arrest warrant, the thefts took place from the Dillard's at Mall St. Matthews from Dec. 1, 2012 to Nov. 14, 2013.

St. Matthews Police say 24-year-old Lindsay Desselle and her husband, 24-year-old Lucien Desselle, were involved in the crime. According to the warrant, Lucien Desselle is a former employee of the store, and while working there, he would select high-priced merchandise and place it in packaging priced at a lower amount.

Police say Lindsay Desselle would then enter the store, select the high-priced merchandise, and then her husband -- a cashier -- would ring up her merchandise for the lower cost.

Together, they stole roughly $40,000 of merchandise in this way, according to the warrant.

Police say Lucien Desselle would then sell the property on eBay.

According to the arrest warrant, Lucien Desselle admitted to taking the merchandise and selling it on eBay.

Both suspects were arrested and charged with theft.

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