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Paducah woman arrested after admitting to embezzling more than $4,000

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

A Paducah, Kentucky woman was arrested on Thursday morning after admitting to her employer that she embezzled more than $4,000 from the business.

Tonya Ann Wetherington, 50, was charged with theft by unlawful taking (less than $10,000).

According to police, the owner of the pharmacy reported on Tuesday that he was checking deposits for the month of July and found a discrepancy.

He said he confronted Wetherington, who provided him a written statement, admitting to taking $4,500 from the business.

Wetherington was arrested on Thursday morning at her home and booked into McCracken County Regional Jail.

The investigation is ongoing.

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