Crime

Margaritaville employee accused of embezzling more than $30,000, police say

Nikkie Parnell
Nikkie Parnell

A hotel desk clerk at Margaritaville Resort Biloxi was arrested on an embezzlement charge, a Biloxi police official said.

Maj. Christopher De Back said Nikkie Parnell, 53, was taken into custody Tuesday.

Parnell, of Biloxi, is accused of taking more than $30,000 during her employment at Margaritaville, De Back said.

Parnell’s arrest came after the resort brought a complaint to the Biloxi Police Criminal Investigations Division.

Parnell was taken to the Harrison County jail and is held on a $50,000 bond set by Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain.

Justin Mitchell: 228-604-0705, @JustinMitchell_

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