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2 more arrests made in Hope bookstore embezzlement case

by Danielle Kloap | January 21, 2015 at 4:26 p.m.

Police arrested two more women Wednesday in an ongoing embezzlement investigation from the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope bookstore.

Police started investigating the embezzlement in October after the Texas Book Company Bookstore, located on the university's campus, reported more than $280,000 in cash missing, according to a Hope Police Department news release.

Brandy Harvel, 26 of Hope, and Tammy Williams, 49 of Hope, have been charged with theft over $25,000 and were taken to the Hempstead County jail Wednesday, the release stated.

Officers arrested Heather Langston, 27 of Hope, on Friday, the first suspect arrested in the case, according to the news release.

Langston was taken to the Hempstead County jail and charged with theft over $25,000, police said.

Police are still investigating the case and expect more arrests, according to the release.

Photo by Hope Police Department
Brandy Harvel, 26 of Hope.
Photo by Hope Police Department
Heather Langston, 27 of Hope.
Photo by Hope Police Department
Tammy Williams, 49 of Hope.
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