- Associated Press - Thursday, April 24, 2014

WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) - A 27-year-old Hudson Valley woman has been charged with stealing nearly $20,000 from a Macy’s store over the past year.

State police investigators arrested Caryn Kiel of Middletown on Tuesday and charged her with one count of grand larceny. Kiel was arraigned Town of Wallkill Court and released after posting a $5,000 bond.

Kiel is accused of stealing $19,039.42 between April 2013 and April 2014 while working as an associate at the department store chain’s location in the Galleria at Crystal Run in Wallkill.

An internal investigation by the store’s loss prevention department led to the arrest.