Worker Charged With Stealing $1,000 From Port Chester Store

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Port Chester police arrested Geralda Francilme on a charge of petit larceny Saturday.
Port Chester police arrested Geralda Francilme on a charge of petit larceny Saturday. Photo Credit: Port Chester Police Department

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – A Bridgeport, Conn., woman was charged Saturday with taking $1,000 from the Port Chester Bed Bath & Beyond where she worked, police said.

Geralda Francilme, 18, was charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor, in connection with the alleged theft from the store at 24 Waterfront Place, Port Chester Police Lt. James Ladeairous said.

Employees noticed the money was missing Jan. 19 when counting cash at the end of day, Ladeairous said.

Store employees investigated the incident and called police Saturday.

Francilme told police that she took the money because she needed to pay for a hotel room after getting kicked out of her home, Ladearious said.

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