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Two men arrested for $193,000 theft from Alabama casino

Charges were dropped against one, but video shows the other suspect carry money boxes into the bathroom where they were later found empty.

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 8:02 AM
Updated: Aug 20, 2018 9:06 AM

Two men were arrested for the theft of nearly $193,000 from a casino near Montgomery, USA Today reported. One of the men is a worker at the Wind Creek Montgomery where the theft occurred. Jory Dumas and Timothy Pettiway were both charged with theft from a gaming establishment on Indian lands. The charges against Dumas were dismissed after it was determined he was incorrectly identified as the person who took the keys.


According to federal prosecutors, Pettiway found keys left on top of a gaming kiosk by a casino employee. Video shows he him walk into a restroom carrying a cash box from the first machine, then return to the floor before he retrieved a cash box from the second machine and return to the bathroom. Authorities said he emptied $100,800 from one machine and $92,000 from the other. The employee who left the keys behind informed her boss she couldn't find the keys, and her boss immediately notified security. Security found the empty boxes inside the handicapped stall in a restroom.

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