Walmart employee charged with embezzlement


Hattiesburg police havearrested a Wal-Mart employee for allegedly stealing more than $500.00 dollarsfrom the checkout registers. Arthur Jones was jailed on one count ofembezzlement stemming from the charge associated with the Hwy 49 store. According to a Hattiesburg Police incident report, a Wal-Martloss prevention officer gave detectives a copy of store security footage aswell as documents regarding Jones and his alleged actions.

Officials say theinvestigation is still ongoing.