On October 30, 2014, the La Porte City Police Department arrested Rachele Steffens, 38, of La Porte City on the charge of Theft in the 2nd Degree. Steffens was employed as an assistant manager of Thriftway Supermarket in La Porte City.  She is accused of taking a deposit of around $2,500 and using it for her personal use. Steffens was transported to the Black Hawk County Jail and was later released to Pretrial Services. 2nd Degree Theft is a Class D Felony.