Pass Christian woman arrested after money goes missing from Dollar General store

Pass Christian woman arrested after money goes missing from Dollar General store
Alexis Marie Smith, 20, of Pass Christian, was arrested on a charge of felony embezzlement by the Harrison County Sheriff's Office. (Source: Harrison County Sheriff's Office)

HARRISON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - A Pass Christian woman is in jail following an embezzlement investigation.

Alexis Marie Smith, 20, was arrested on a charge of felony embezzlement.

Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said on May 5, the sheriff’s office received a complaint of embezzlement from the Dollar General on Vidalia Road in Pass Christian. It was reported that Smith, who had access to the cash register, took around $2,000 in cash, according to Peterson.

Smith is held at the Harrison County jail in lieu of a $15,000 bond set by Justice Court Judge Melvin Ray pending her initial appearance.

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