2016_0202_Roberson_mugA Riverhead woman had been charged with grand larceny in connection with the theft of $10,782 in merchandise from the Riverhead Wal-Mart.

Police said they arrested Bianca N. Roberson, 24, a former Wal-Mart employee, after a months-long investigation by Wal-Mart Asset Protection.

Roberson worked in concert with numerous subjects in removing merchandise, totaling more than $10,273 from the store, police said.

Roberson was processed and taken to Riverhead Justice Court for arraignment. The investigation into the additional subjects is ongoing, police said.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. By law, a person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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