Woman Arrested for Stealing Money, and Cashing Out Slot Machines

According to police, on Tuesday, May 17, detectives of the Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested 41-year-old Isheba L. James and charged her with grand larceny, petit larceny and appropriating lost property.

James was held on $20,000 bail and remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending her advice of rights hearing.

The alleged incident occurred at Winner’s Circle located in the Port of Sale Mall, Havensight on April 30, police said. The victim reported to police that he was inside Winner’s Circle playing on two slot machines, when he received an important phone call.

The victim said that he left about $1,700 on the left side of one of his slot machines. The victim also said he left over $200 inside each of his slot machines. The victim further stated, upon returning to the machines, he discovered that his money was removed, and that someone had cashed out on both of his machines, leaving the balance at zero.

James was identified on surveillance as the person who removed the victim’s money.

Anyone having information pertinent to this incident is encouraged to notify Detective Y. LoBlack of the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211, ext. 5577.