ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff's Office arrested a 24-year-old woman on a felony theft charge Friday in connection to allegations that she stole more than $5,000 from the Dollar General store located on U.S. Highway 69 North.
Nina Marie McVay, of Lufkin, is still being held in the Angelina County Jail on a state-jail felony theft between $2,500 and $30,000. Her bail amount has been set at $5,000.
According to the arrest affidavit, an ACSO detective was contacted by the management of the Dollar General store located at 3156 Highway 69 North on Nov. 28. The detective spoke to the manager and the loss prevention officer, who told him that McVay had confessed to taking more than $5,000 from the store, the affidavit stated.
Later, the ACSO detective spoke to McVay directly. She allegedly told him that she took cash from the deposit envelope that was supposed to be left over for the manager to take to the bank the following day.
McVay told the detective that when the store closes, the funds are calculated and put in a deposit envelope that is supposed to be secured for the manager, the affidavit stated. She allegedly explained that she would take some of the deposit money from the envelope before she secured it.
According to the affidavit, McVay confessed to taking money from the store's deposit on several occasions dating back to August 2016. The store manager confirmed the amount taken via the monthly reports on the days that McVay had worked, the affidavit stated.