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Biloxi police investigating embezzlement at Sears in Edgewater Mall


BILOXI, Mississippi — Biloxi police are investigating a theft at the Sears store in Edgewater Mall.

Lt. Christopher DeBack tells The Sun Herald ( ) officers arrested 19-year-old Bethany Meja Cheramie, of Pascagoula, on Wednesday after discovering she had allegedly stole more than $2,000 worth of merchandise in order to sell it.

DeBack says Cheramie was charged with embezzlement and taken to the Harrison County jail.

It was unclear whether Cheramie has an attorney.

Information from: The Sun Herald,

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