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Woman to serve supervised probation, pay restitution for embezzling $25K from furniture store


GONZALES, Louisiana — A 40-year-old woman will serve five years of supervised probation and pay restitution after she pleaded guilty to embezzling thousands of dollars from a Gonzales furniture store.

The Advocate reports ( Shannon Desira, of St. Amant, will go to a restitution hearing Oct. 13 to determine how much she should pay back to her former employers.

Desira pleaded guilty Monday to one count of theft greater than $25,000.

Company officials said at the time of her arrest last year that she was fired in August 2014.

Information from: The Advocate,

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