A former employee of Abercrombie & Fitch who took money from the register and gave free merchandise to a friend will do 20 days on jail work crew.
Allison Lee Baker, 19, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of third-degree theft, a gross misdemeanor. Her sentence was for 365 days in jail with 345 days suspended.
Prosecutors amended the charge in a plea deal, saying the Pasco woman has taken steps to address the behavior through counseling.
While working at the mall store, Baker reportedly stole $220 from the cash drawer. In addition to ringing up goods for a friend without charging for everything, Baker would desensitize the security feature on merchandise and wear it out of the store, court documents said.
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The total taken exceeded $1,600. She returned some of the items after she was fired.