Devils Lake Police report a vending company employee is facing multiple charges in an internal theft investigation.

Devils Lake Police report a vending company employee is facing multiple charges in an internal theft investigation.

According to the police report they were contacted Friday by J-S Vending about a considerable amount of cash missing.

As part of their investigation, police detained 21-year old Christopher Bertsch of Devils Lake. Upon searching his vehicle, they discovered several hundred dollars in cash. The police allege he admitted to the theft.

A search of his home turned up the original amount of cash, also, that was reported missing. The search also turned up illegal drugs.

The authorities say Bertsch is facing a felony theft charge as well as felony possession of a controlled substance and two other misdemeanor drug charges.

He is currently being held in custody at the Law Enforcement Center jail. The investigation of this incident is continuing.