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Theft charges dropped against Larose woman

Theft charges dropped against Larose woman

Charges have been withdrawn against a Larose woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her former employer, Lafourche Parish District Attorney Cam Morvant II said.

Tanya Callais, 44, 245 Willow D St., was accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her Cut Off employer in July of 2013.

More than one year later, in August, 2014, Callais was arrested and charged with five counts of felony theft.

After review of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s investigation and conducting investigation of their own, the Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office declined prosecution on September 24, 2014 indicating that, “there was not sufficient evidence to support the accusations or any criminal conduct.”

“When we reviewed the file, we didn’t think we had enough evidence to go forward,” said Morvant.