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Macy's employee arrested from stealing almost $1,500 from register

Posted at 9:17 AM, Dec 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 11:21:51-05

COLLEGE STATION, TX — A man is in the Brazos County Jail for stealing almost $1,500 from the Macy's cash register over the course of a month.

According to his arrest affidavit, David Martinez III was an employee of the store when the thefts occurred. The asset protection manager said that he had discovered a series of thefts from their cash register.

He was able to see that Martinez tills were short on multiple occasions, and an internal investigation was started.

Martinez admitted to stealing the money and said the first theft happened on Nov. 29. The total amount stolen was $1,416.88.

Martinez was charged with theft and is being held on a $4,000 bond.