Visalia Target store worker accused of embezzlement

A worker at the Target store on South Mooney Boulevard in Visalia was arrested this week on a charge of embezzlement, police say.

Sgt. Damon Maurice said Daisy Barba, 26, was arrested Friday morning.

According to Maurice, Target investigators notified Visalia police on Wednesday that they suspected Barba of stealing more than $10,000 over a period of several months. Some of the cash has been recovered.

Maurice said the investigation is continuing. Barba was booked into the Tulare Count Pre-Trial Facility.