October 26, 2015
The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Staunton man with embezzlement after he stole several hundred dollars from his employer over a three week period beginning in mid September. Christopher Darrell Brookins, 23 years old, faces a single felony charge after it was determined he stole $620.00 from Walmart, 116 Lucy Lane. The store assets protection staff notified the police department that Brookins, who had been a cashier at the store, had been stealing $20.00 bills out of the register to which he was assigned between September 14 to October 3, 2015. Brookins was caught on store surveillance cameras pocketing the cash.
He surrendered himself at the Waynesboro Police Department on October 22, 2015. He was released on personal recognizance bond.