Kammerin Rikal,19, while employed at Piercing Pagoda between Sept. 5 and Oct. 20, when he allegedly made 12 false returns.
According to court documents, Rikal used the register to cancel previous sales and printed out receipts, which he turned into false returns for cash. He is accused of taking relatively small amounts each time ranging from $5.29 one day to $74.18 on another day.
In all, police said, Rikal stole $487.26 He later confessed, documents said.
Rikal is charged with first-degree misdemeanor counts of theft and receiving stolen property.