On March 25, 2014 the Dothan Police Department concluded a recent theft investigation, involving the JC Penny Department store and two of its employees.
Investigators say loss prevention associates with the business started an internal investigation in March after an audit revealed that merchandise had been taken from the store.
During that investigation, it was revealed that Kiara White and Vakeicha Howard, both employees of the business, had taken over $2600.00 in merchandise during the month of February.
Both White and Howard have been arrested and charged with second degree theft of property. Their arrest now brings this case to a close.
Kiara Shantrel White, black female, 24 years of age, of Summit Street was arrested and charged with second degree Theft of Property.
Vakeicha Howard, black female, 19 years of age, of Westgate Parkway was arrested and charged with second degree Theft of Property.
Bond amounts on both White and Howard have been set at $2,500.00. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.