Woman accused of stealing nearly $4,000 from victim
NAPOLEONVILLE - Authorities in Ascension Parish have arrested a woman after she allegedly took a large amount of money that didn't belong to her.
On November 20, the sheriff's office received a complaint related to a suspect illegally taking money from a victim's account. The suspect was identified as 24-year-old Alexis Johnston.
Authorities say that Johnston was authorized to access the account to pay the victim's financial obligations. Instead, the victim advised that Johnston withdrew nearly $4,000 in cash and put the funds into her personal account.
Johnston was arrested and charged with identity theft.
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