Second arrest made in local theft scheme
On August 17th, a second arrest was made in Rocksprings in connection to a scheme that was played out over a year at the Family Dollar on SH 55 S. Samuel “Sammy” Flores (44) of Rocksprings Texas was arrested for Theft 750.00- 2500.00 and was released on a $6000.00 Surety bond.
Cynthia Russo Hernandez (39) was an employee at the store and was acting as though she was scanning the items as her husband Flores was receiving the stolen goods. When several hundred dollars worth of items were run through the scanner only a couple of items were charged to his card thus scamming the corporation from the benefits of the sale.
Hernandez was indicted for theft on June 5, 2017, was arrested and immediately posted a $7500.00 Surety bond. When Hernandez was interviewed, she admitted in participating in thefts from the store about 50 times in less than a year, totaling several thousand dollars worth of merchandise.
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