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Fmr. Employee Charged with Taking nearly $70K from Abby NAPA Store

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

A 51-year-old Dorchester man is charged with theft after he's accused of falsifying return transactions.

Investigators say Kirk Kalepp defrauded the Abbotsford NAPA Autoparts store out nearly $70,000 during a six year span.

Kaleep was formally charged Monday in Clark County Circuit Court. He's free on a $5,000 signature bond.

An investigation began in December 2013 after a manager notice an unusal amount of returns from Kaleep. Surveillance camera were installed an allegedly caught Kaleep taking money from a cash register.

According to the criminal complaint, Kalepp admitted to taking the money cited medical bills and credit card debit.

Kalepp is no longer employed at the business.

He's expected to return to court on May 20.

If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.


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