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Woman arrested for stealing from employer to pay for her braces, education

Tralvaunta Bentley (source: Thibodaux Police Dept.) Tralvaunta Bentley (source: Thibodaux Police Dept.)
THIBODAUX, LA (WVUE) -

Police in Thibodaux arrested an employee of a business in the 400 block of North Canal Boulevard after her cash register kept coming up short.

Investigators discovered that Tralvaunta Bentley, 20, stole over $6,000 from July 13 to July 29.

When confronted, Bentley confessed, and said she was trying to pay for her braces and education.

Bentley is charged with felony theft. She posted a $3,500 bond and was released on Monday.

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