Server accused of taking $10K in tips at Cary restaurant

Erika Denton (Credit: CCBI)

A bartender is behind bars after police said she stole $10,000 in tips at a Cary restaurant.

Police said between January 1 and the beginning of June, 26-year-old Erika Denton altered several food receipts at Tasu Asian Bistro.

According to arrest warrants, she changed the food amount with the tip amount, resulting in a bigger tip she could pocket.

However, the total bill would stay the same, so the money was not coming out of the pockets of the customers.

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Denton was arrested and charged with falsely obtaining property by false pretense.

She was booked under a $2,500 bond.
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