Midland Woman Arrested for Stealing from Employer

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland woman behind bars accused of stealing $100,000 dollars from her employer.

40 year-old Maria Sanchez-Aguirre was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of credit card abuse.

According to Police, the investigation started when Aguirre's employer, Prime Energy, called them and said they had evidence she stole about $100,000 worth of gas, cash, and merchandise.

Investigators say she made a lot of unauthorized purchases with company credit cards.

She remains in jail.

No bond has been set.

We're told more charges and arrests could be coming.