Burger King employee takes bank bag to teach co-worker lesson

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Montrale Hamilton

DELTONA, Fla. - An assistant manager at a Deltona Burger King told authorities he took a bank bag home with him to teach a co-worker a lesson.

However, that move landed him in jail.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said that Montrale Hamilton, 32, was arrested over the weekend and charged with grand theft.
 
Hamilton told detectives that he saw a deposit bag on the floor near the Deltona store's safe when he arrived at work Thursday. He said he assumed the other assistant manager had dropped it and decided to take it home.
 
When the manager questioned Hamilton about the missing bag on Friday, Hamilton initially said he hadn't seen it. He finally admitted to taking it after the manager said all employees would have to take a polygraph test.
 
Hamilton retrieved the bag from his home. The bag was still sealed, containing nearly $1,400.