Paullina Woman Accused of Stealing Money From Store Where She Worked

A Paullina woman has been arrested on theft charges after an alleged incident at the Paullina Dollar General store.

A criminal complaint accuses 45-year-old Shawna Johnson of Paullina of making improper transactions. She was arrested on Thursday of last week.

Johnson is accused of transferring over eight thousand dollars in store funds into PayPal accounts owned by her. Johnson was charged with 2nd Degree Theft, a class D felony. If convicted, she could face up to five years in prison.

A preliminary hearing in the case is set for this Friday in O’Brien County District Court.

(thanks to Community First Broadcasting station KIWA in Sheldon)