On December 8th, Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Manager of the Gator Gold Casino in Belle Rose. The Manager stated that her Assistant Manager was seen on security video taking approximately $2000.00 in cash from the casino safe. Captain Darren Crochet initiated an investigation and upon interviewing the Assistant Manager, Karen Aucoin, age 44 of 152-A Coon Road, Pierre Part, Louisiana admitted to the theft. She stated that "she had financial problems at home and she had taken the money to go to several other casinos in hopes of winning enough money to pay back the money taken and pay her bills.”
Karen Aucoin was arrested on December 10th and was charged with Theft over $500. Her Bond was set at $10,000.00 and she has since bonded out of the Assumption Parish Detention Center.