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Tina Michelle Eiden

     A Mountain Home woman has been arrested for burglarizing the home of her employer in Salesville.  The Sheriff's Office was contacted by the home owner, who stated that he believed a woman working for him at his business, Gene's Trout Dock, had been unlawfully entering his private residence while he was away. 

     The home owner set up a surveillance camera inside his residence, and on August 12th, he saw video recordings of his employee entering into the home and going through his belongings.  The home owner told Sheriff's Investigators that during the period between July 8th and August 5th, his residence was entered and more than $5,800 worth of jewelry had been stolen from him.

     On August 16th, Sheriff's Investigator Drayton McDaniel interviewed the suspect.  She admitted to entering the victim's home on two occasions and stealing jewelry, some of which she pawned at a Mountain Home Pawn Shop.

     TINA MICHELLE EIDEN, 45 years old of Mountain Home, was arrested on charges of:

Residential Burglary (2 counts) - Felonies
Theft of Property - Felony
Probation Violation

     EIDEN was incarcerated in the Baxter County Detention Center with bond set at $65,000.  She will appear in Circuit Court on August 23rd.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

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