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Hotel Employee Charged with Grand Larceny

A 22-year-old woman was arrested shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday and charged with stealing money from a St. John hotel where she was a front desk attendant, the V.I. Police Department reported Thursday.

Police said Cletricea Scotland stole more than $100 from her co-worker’s cash register in March.

According to the preliminary police investigation, Scotland was one of two front desk attendants working on March 11. At the end of the shift the second attendant’s cash drawer was short by $120. Hotel security reviewed the surveillance video, which showed Scotland taking the cash out of the drawer and putting it in her pocket.

Hotel security attempted to meet with Scotland on March 31, but she did not report to work and has not been back to work since that time.

Scotland lives in the Estate Bovoni housing community. Her bail was set at $25,000, and she was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections Pending further court action.

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