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Spouse arrested for helping husband steal from employer

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Lindsay Desselle (Source: LMDC) Lindsay Desselle (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The wife of a former Dillards employee has been charged with helping him to steal thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the store.

An arrest warrant says Lindsay Desselle, 24, of Louisville, would buy higher priced items that her husband, Lucien Desselle, 24, had placed in a box marked with a lower price.

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St. Matthews Police said Lucien Desselle, a cashier in the women's department at the Mall St. Matthews store, would ring up each purchase made by his wife. He would then place the items for sale on eBay.

Lindsay Desselle admitted to working with her husband in the scheme. She was charged on November 23 with theft by unlawful taking more than $10,000.

According to police, approximately $40,000 in merchandise was taken from the store.

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