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Former Shreveport apartment manager arrested for allegedly stealing $16K in rental payments

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Antonia Martinez (source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office) Antonia Martinez (source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office)
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTBS) -

The former manager of a local apartment complex was arrested Tuesday for stealing $16,000 in rental payments.

Antonia Martinez, 38, was arrested on a warrant for theft and was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center.

Martinez was the office manager at Grimmett Drive Apartments between February and August 2013. During that time, she allegedly took more than $16,000 in rental payments from tenants and never turned the money over to the business. An audit revealed Martinez allegedly manipulated the company's computer system to show payments so receipts would be printed for the tenants. She then reportedly reversed the payments and pocketed the money.

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