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ALACHUA ‒ Quintin Xavier Cote, 22, of High Springs, was arrested and charged with petit theft and felony fraud after allegedly entering inflated values for coupons and pocketing the cash while working as a cashier.

Cote has worked at the Circle K near Interstate75 in Alachua since April and is accused of taking cash from the register using inflated values for coupons 22 times in August.

Cote allegedly stole $2,225 using this scheme. He is also accused of taking $201 from the register. The store’s surveillance video reportedly captured all of the transactions.

Cote has no criminal history and was released on his own recognizance.

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