Sisters pull an "inside job" at casino

Sisters pull an "inside job" at casino

GRAY, LA (WVUE) - Two sisters who were working at a casino in Gray, Louisiana have been arrested for stealing thousands of dollars over a period of time.  Lafourche Sheriff Craig Webre identified the pair as 56-year-old Marla Leblanc of Chauvin and 53-year-old Shana Ledet of Montegut.  Detectives began an investigation after the manager of the casino contacted the sheriff's office, suspecting that someone who was working at the gambling establishment was pocketing money..

Through the  investigation, detectives learned Ledet and Leblanc were altering paperwork, and detectives found thousands of dollars had been stolen. On Wednesday, May 11, detectives met with Ledet and Leblanc, and both women reportedly admitted to stealing thousands of dollars over time.

Each was placed under arrest for felony theft and booked at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux. Ledet and Leblanc were released after 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday after each posted $10,000 bond.

Detectives indicated their investigation into this case is continuing.

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