Sheriff: Dollar General manager steals $11k from deposits

Natalie August (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)
Natalie August (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)

DONALDSONVILLE, LA (WAFB) - The manager of a Donaldsonville, La. Dollar General is now in the Ascension Parish Jail after authorities say she admitted to stealing more than $11,000 from deposits since June.

On August 30, 2013, deputies were called to the Dollar General in reference to the employee theft. During the investigation, it was learned that there were five deposits missing.

According to the Sheriff's Office, 48-year-old Natalie August of St. James admitted to taking cash from the deposits since June, saying she was unable to pay her bills at home.

August turned herself in and was booked on a felony theft charge.

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