On May 12, the North Platte Police Department began investigating a possible embezzlement at the request of a North Platte dental office.
The dentist reported that their investigation showed a former employee, Kelli Kaps, had embezzled money over a two-year period.
The police investigation revealed that Kaps, 33, allegedly took approximately $6,700 beginning in April 2010.
Kaps was arrested Thursday and put into the Lincoln County Detention Center, charged with theft by unlawful taking, a felony.
Kaps was a front office assistant for dentist David Johnston, 102 S. Elm in North Platte.
This report was updated on June 23 with the name of business. - Editor.