Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 25, 2013

Police: Woman stole from clothing store


TRAVERSE CITY — A woman who authorities believe embezzled from a clothing store faces a felony charge.

Abigail M. Hope, 25, of Traverse City, is charged with a felony count of embezzlement of between $1,000 and $20,000 by an agent or a trustee.

A loss prevention worker at Express in Garfield Township learned Hope, an employee at Express, was using return receipts to refund herself money after she gave customers money. She took about $2,000 that way, court documents show.

A Feb. 4 preliminary examination is scheduled.