NOVATO (CBS SF) — Novato police arrested a former employee of the Ben Davis Company Thursday on suspicion of embezzling over $100,000 from the Novato-based company.

Police detectives responded to a residence in the Hidden Valley Lake area in Lake County at about 10:35 a.m.

According to police, 44-year-old Hidden Valley Lake resident, John Patrick Mullin, was arrested following an ongoing embezzlement investigation.

The investigation revealed that Mullin, a former employee at the Ben Davis Company, embezzled over $100,000 worth of merchandise from the company between April 2008 and April 2012, police said.

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