Sydney David Makovec

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Police: O'Reilly employee stole $2K in cash

WATERLOO -- Police arrested a Cedar Falls man they say stole thousands of dollars from a Waterloo auto parts store.

Sydney David Makovec, 21, of 917 W. 23rd St., No. 205, Cedar Falls, was arrested Wednesday at O'Reilly Auto Parts, 2155 Washington St., and charged with second-degree theft.

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Waterloo Police say Makovec, an employee of the store, stole $2,140.92 in cash from O'Reilly.

Police say he did so by making false returns and then pocketing the money in numerous transactions over time, though police didn't know how long it had been going on.

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Staff writer at The Courier 2005 (college intern), 2007-2012, 2015-present. Graduate of UNI 2006. Three-time Iowa APME award winner (investigative reporting 2008, lifestyle feature 2016, business feature 2018)

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