Crime

Police: Cashier used prepaid card to embezzle from department store

Ankilah Nicole Ray, 22, arrested on a charge of embezzlement by Biloxi Police.
Ankilah Nicole Ray, 22, arrested on a charge of embezzlement by Biloxi Police.

A 22-year-old Gulfport woman is accused of loading a department store's money onto a prepaid debit card while working as a cashier at the store.

According to Biloxi Police, Ankilah Nicole Ray is accused of electronically loading money in excess of $1,000 onto a prepaid debit card. Police said she repeated the process several times over a period of time.

Any amount over $1,000 is a felony.

Ray was arrested without incident Friday and taken to Harrison County jail.

Justice Judge Bruce Strong set bail at $5,000.

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