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School cafeteria worker charged with embezzlement

Posted April 3, 2009 4:22 p.m. EDT

— Cumberland County authorities on Friday charged a school cafeteria worker with embezzlement.

Shelia Harris, 45, of 6945 Cash Court in Godwin, was arrested Friday and was released on a $2,000 bond.

Harris, who worked as a cashier in Eastover Central Elementary School's cafeteria, was observed in a surveillance video Monday taking money from the cash register and placing it in her pocket, authorities said.

Between Sept. 4 and Feb. 25, more than $1,500 in cash and checks for meals from students and parents, was stolen from the cafeteria, authorities said.