Dollar General employee accused of stealing around $80,000 through fraudulent transactions

A woman is accused of stealing approximately $80,000 in fraudulent transactions from her job at a Dollar General store, Perry police say.

Officers responded to the Dollar General on Plaza Drive in Perry, Georgia on Jan. 23 in reference to a theft.

Through their investigation, police say they learned over 150 fraudulent transactions were made by an employee identified as Vanessa Monique Brownlee, 32, from Warner Robins.

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Dollar General officials estimate the losses to be approximately $80,000.

Brownlee was arrested and charged with theft by taking.

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Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Ike Wilcox at (478) 988-2848 or Captain Dykes at (478) 988-2822.

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