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Published August 11, 2010, 05:36 PM

Court Date Set for Former Hotel Employee Charged with Stealing Over $10,000

A pre-trial conference has been set for a Budget Inn cashier who reported a robbery at the hotel in April.

By: Brady Mallory, WDAZ

A pre-trial conference has been set for a Budget Inn cashier who reported a robbery at the hotel in April.

Richard "Ricky" Stephens is charged with theft of property.

According to court documents while working at the Budget Inn Stephens got his own receipt book, gave hotel guests handwritten receipts and neglected to put guests in the computer system.

Over several months police said Stephens took more than $10,000.

Stephens waived his pre-trial hearing in July. Stephens was the clerk who reported the robbery, but left town shortly after

Police are not sure if the robbery was staged. Stephens will be back in court September 16th.

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