Employee accused of stealing from Keene pawn shop, tampering with records
KEENE — Police received a complaint from "The Pawn Shop" located on Main Street about an internal theft on March 19.
Former employee Patrick Michelson was accused of stealing from the shop.
An investigation, which included a look into the store’s records and an interview with Michelson, revealed numerous discrepancies in violation of store policy.
There was a warrant out for Michelson when he came to Keene Police for an unrelated issue and was arrested and charged with theft by deception and tampering with public or private records.
He was released on bail of $5,000.
The case remains under investigation.
Anyone who has further information is encouraged to call the Keene Police Department at 603-357-9820.