Pair charged with theft from gas station

Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report two Lakeview women were charged with theft Wednesday relating to an incident at the Midway Marathon, 8758 Township Road 239, Lakeview.

A manager at the gas station reported that a store employee, Mary Elizabeth Dorant, 20, of 8890 T.R. 239, lot 55, Lakeview, had been observed undercharging a customer for approximately $50 worth of merchandise, including three packages of cigarettes, beverages and over-the-counter medications.

The customer, Amanda Bryant-Bey, 26, of 8890 T.R. 293, lot 37, reportedly left the store after paying only $3.20 for the items. The transaction had been reviewed by store management on video surveillance.

Ms. Dorant admitted to undercharging Ms. Bryant-Bey for the items. Both women were lodged in the Logan County Jail.