Taxidermy worker charged with stealing, trying to sell turkey heads | Crime
SALISBURY - A man who was working for a local taxidermy firm is now charged with stealing items from the business and trying to sell them on a popular web site.
Jay Todd Alexander, 32, of 511 Kirk Street in China Grove is charged with larceny by an employee. Deputies say Alexander was working at McKenzie's Taxidermy. Another employee noticed items listed for sale on Craig's List that he noted could have only come from McKenzie's.
The sheriff's office was notified and the missing items were traced back to Alexander. Alexander had worked at McKenzie's between 9/26/11 and 2/24/12. The total value of the items was $3100. The items were recovered by investigators.
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