Mason City woman charged with stealing thousands of dollars from convenience store

Melissa Gott

Authorities say she was the store manager.

Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 12:42 PM
Updated: Feb. 14, 2018 12:47 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A convenience store manager is being accused of embezzlement.

54-year-old Melissa Joy Gott of Mason City is charged with 1st degree theft. Authorities say that between January 3 and January 14, Gott stole $32,411.56 in bank deposits from the Yesway store at 1303 4th Street SW in Mason City.

She was booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail Wednesday morning and is being held on $10,000 bond.

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