Poteau woman charged with embezzlement

A Poteau woman has been charged with embezzlement after a local store reported more than $1,000 missing.Jewell Pauline Bowles, 31, of Poteau, is accused of taking a stolen credit card valued at $400 along with $1040 cash over a two week period from her employer, EZ Mart in Poteau. Investigators said Bowles admitted to taking the alleged amounts but it is $200 less than the store reported missing.