Police look into Harbor Freight theft

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By Damon Lawrence

Rockwood police are looking into an alleged theft of cash committed at Harbor Freight.

According to the report, Sgt. Jason Halliburton responded to the store earlier this month and spoke with Dan Butler, who works in loss prevention.

He told Halliburton a former employee stole $6,507.98 in cash over a span of about three-and-a-half months.

The scheme reportedly involved the ex-employee punching in a UPC code from merchandise on the shelf and making a gift card.

“Then he would cash out the gift card and pocket the money,” the report said.

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