SmithEmbezzlement-07-21-16On July 12, the Mesquite Police Department responded to the Smiths Food & Drug Center located at 350 N Sandhill Blvd to investigate an alleged theft. The officer’s investigation showed an employee of Smiths had been assigning Smith’s card points to her own personal Smith’s card, then using the points as personal cash purchases. Due to the high amount of cash purchases made, the crime amounted to felony embezzlement. One employee was taken into custody.

Lorie Dominguez, 41, of Scenic Arizona, was arrested and charged with one felony count of embezzlement. Dominguez was transported and booked into the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on the felony count.