The manager of Family Dollar Store was arrested after taking two deposits and never returning to the store.
Dawne Michelle Loveday, 46, 113 Pullman in Hot Springs was charged with Theft of Property over $1,000, a class D Felony.
According to the report, The manager of the Family Dollar Store located at 3339 Central Avenue, Dawne Loveday, left the store at approximately 1:00PM. When she left, she took two store deposits totaling $1,703.83 and $964 from petty cash. Loveday was supposed to return deposit the $1,703.83 in the stores account at Regions Bank and get change for the $964 and return to the store.
Loveday never made the deposits and never returned to the store.
Gary Beckham, District manager closed out her register at the store and it was $320.89 short for that day.
The total amount of cash missing from the store that day that Loveday was responsible for was $2,988.72. Loveday has not returned to work since that date.
After numerous attempts to make contact with her Beckham finally recieved a text message fromher advising that she had been attacked and the money had been taken.