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Area VFW employee accused of stealing from VFW post


Police have arrested a 60-year-old Temple man accused of stealing about $3,000 in cash from a VFW safe.

According to Chris Wilcox with Temple PD, officers were called to the VFW at 3302 Airport Rd. in Temple, at 5:30 a.m. July 12, about a theft. Officers were told someone had stolen from the VFW post.

Investigators reviewed security video of the scene, and saw an employee, identified as Samuel Martin, steal $3,000 from the safe at the VFW.

The Bell County District Attorney's Office reviewed the case Tuesday, July 15, and an arrest warrant was obtained the next day.

Temple PD officers made a traffic stop in the 2200 block of Airport Rd. on July 16. The driver was identified as Samuel Martin, who was taken into custody without incident.
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