Sedalia Police say a local woman has admitted to stealing from her employer.

Roto Rooter reported to police in April that over $20,000 had been stolen from the business since January, and they believed an employee had been writing herself company checks.

Police say 37-year-old Nicole Ann Sears admitted to stealing from the business during an investigation. Sears arrested yesterday on charges of stealing and forgery and was taken to the Pettis County Jail.

Pettis County Jail