Deputies believe Linda Funke, 46, stole $42,292 from The Pantry, which is part of the Kangaroo gas station on Main Street in Fuquay-Varina. She worked at the store, officials said.
Funke was arrested Saturday and charged with embezzlement. She was being held in the Wake County Jail on a $45,000 secured bond.
Her first court appearance was set for Monday.