The man who embezzled thousands from Munson Medical Center is being accused of trying to steal a pair of shoes from the Kohl's in Traverse City.
According to the Grand Traverse Sheriff's Department, Jeffrey Ales was arrested on the July 4th on a third degree retail fraud charge.
Jeffrey Ales pleaded guilty on Tuesday to disturbing the peace after trying to steal a pair of shoes from the Kohl's in Traverse City. The retail fraud charge was dropped. Ales was also sentenced on Tuesday and must pay fines and costs.
The sheriff also says that Ales tried on the new pair, put his old shoes back in the box, and tried to walk out.
Ales is claiming that he was walking out to his car to get a gift card and that he intended to pay for them.