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Bricker-Tunis Fur Store Employee Accused of Embezzlement

The following information was provided by the West Bloomfield Township Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Bricker-Tunis Fur Store Employee Accused of Embezzlement

 reports from Jun. 12-18 included 67 alarms, 38 crashes and 16 arrests. Among the highlights:

Police believe that a former employee of may be have been involved in an embezzlement scheme over the past 4-8 years, according to Police Lt. Tim Diamond.

Management told police last week that they found $50,000 missing from records after investigating the alleged impropriety and believe that the 43-year-old woman had been writing checks to herself. Diamond said that management fired the 10-year employee, who had been in charge of preparing payroll.

Car stolen from driveway in gated community

A 1998, white Ford Windstar was reported as stolen after the owner said it was taken from a driveway on the 7000 block of Pebble Point, according to Diamond.

Police believe the incident occurred sometime overnight between Jun. 13-14. The converted postal vehicle was worth about $1,000, according to the 39-year-old man who reported the incident. There were no signs of forced entry and police have no suspects.

If you have any information about this incident, you can call West Bloomfield Police at (248) 975-9200. For questions about this report, email  tim.rath@patch.com.

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