Casino Employee Accused Of Giving Fiancé Free Play Cards With Which He Won $4,700

UPDATED: Thursday June 27, 2013 1:07 PM

A Columbus Hollywood Casino employee and her fiancé are charged with felony theft after allegedly stealing from the casino.

According to the Franklin County Prosecutor's Office,31-year-old Dawn Jenkins, an employee of the casino, gave her finance Jerry Flynn free play cards worth about $5,000 while gambling.

The alleged thefts occurred between Dec. 21, 2012 and Feb. 26, 2013.

While playing at the casino, Flynn, 29, allegedly made a $4,700 profit.

In a news release Thursday, Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said he hoped the charges would send a strong message that cheating and stealing from the casino will not be tolerated.

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