Gas Station Clerk Enlisted Friends to Rob Store So He Could Go Home Early
A gas station clerk in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is facing charges after he allegedly enlisted two friends to rob the store so he could go home early. The case highlights the dangers of employee theft.
Isaias Jones, 22, is charged with embezzlement and conspiracy to commit a felony. Steven Jones, 21, and Alyia Locke, 20, are both charged with conspiracy to commit embezzlement.
According to the Tulsa Police Department, the investigation began on June 5, when Isaias Jones reported that a man walked into the store and handed him a note demanding money. Jones complied, and the suspect fled with cash.
Investigators later identified Steven Jones as the suspect. He confessed to the robbery, but said that Locke had set up the crime. Locke told investigators that Isaias Jones had asked her to find someone to rob the store so he could leave early.
All three suspects were arrested and released on bond. Locke remains in the Tulsa County Jail.
The case highlights the dangers of employee theft. Gas station clerks are often responsible for large amounts of cash, and they can be tempted to steal if they are feeling stressed or overworked.
If you own a gas station, it is important to take steps to prevent employee theft. These steps include:
- Conducting regular background checks on employees.
- Installing security cameras in the store.
- Training employees on how to spot and prevent theft.
By taking these steps, you can help to protect your business from employee theft.
The case of the gas station clerk who enlisted his friends to rob the store is a reminder of the importance of taking steps to prevent employee theft. By conducting regular background checks, installing security cameras, and training employees on how to spot and prevent theft, you can help to protect your business from this type of crime.