The Pendleton Police Department investigated the following cases recently:
Sunday, March 10
2:03 p.m., Robert C. Allison, 39, Pendleton, was arrested on a warrant. According to police reports, an officer located a vehicle belonging to Allison, and after being joined by another officer, approached Allison, who was on the front porch sweeping debris. One officer asked the man his name, he said Robert Allison. An officer contacted dispatch to confirm warrant, after which Allison was taken into custody and transported to Madison County Jail.
Wednesday, March 27
1:42 p.m., Harry Iliff, 22, Anderson, was arrested on a charge of theft by employee (embezzlement). According to police reports, a district manager at a gas station/convenience store in the 7100 block of South Ind. 67 called police to report a theft by an employee. The manager reported that an employee was taking pre-paid pop cards and using them to scan and get cash back, then giving the cash to his girlfriend. His records showed 12 from the local store and two from the Anderson store were scanned for a total of $119.49. The manager also stated the employee had taken Skoal cans that were outdated instead of sending them back. The manager said there was video of that, and the employee had admitted to his actions and provided a written statement. According to the police report, the employee agreed to meet with police and admitted to using the pre-paid cards to gain cash and giving the money to his girlfriend. He also admitted to taking the tobacco. The man said he has a new child and things are tough, and that he knew what he did was wrong. Charges were filed through Pendleton Town Court.
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