Carson teen charged with embezzlement

A Carson City teenager has been jailed on embezzlement charges after a complaint by her employer.

Maria Lorena Garcia, 19, is accused of making false refunds and keeping the money for herself. She was a clerk at the Tuesday Morning Store on south Carson Street.

According to police reports, she confirmed to investigators she took a total of $1,771 from the store.

She was being held in lieu of $15,000 bail.


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