Police: Oquawka woman stole more than $100,000 from gas station

Tonya Cook photo from Henderson County Sheriff's Office.jpg

Tonya Cook photo from Henderson County Sheriff's Office.jpg

An Oquawka woman was jailed after investigators said she stole more than $100,000 from a local gas station.

Tonya Cook, 40, was arrested just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, after investigators followed up on a complaint that money was missing from the Day Break Gas Station, 101 S. 8th Street in the Village of Oquawka.

Cook’s arrest followed a criminal complaint alleging she stole more than $100,000 from that gas station according to a statement from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department.

Cook was awaiting her first appearance in court, and was held in the Henderson County Jail.

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