A southwest Iowa woman who worked at a Red Oak video store has been arrested, accused of stealing nearly $40,000.

Wendy Sue Fisher was arrested for embezzling $38,624.08 from her Movie Gallery employer. Red Oak Police met with Timothy Patterson, Movie Gallery’s Regional Loss Prevention Manager, on Thursday afternoon. Patterson told police he had records proving Fisher had stolen money, dating all the way back to August of 2007.

Fisher made a written statement admitting she had committed the crime by taking cash from daily deposits. Fisher is charged with first degree theft, a class C felony. She was taken to the Montgomery County Jail and held on a $10,000 bond.