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Police News: Shelton Woman Charged With Identity Theft

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Nov 222014
 

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On Monday, Nov. 17, Lynn Skerlick, 57, of 21 Barry Road, Shelton surrendered herself at police headquarters at 10:35 a.m. after learning of a warrant for her arrest.

According to police, the warrant service was the culmination of an investigation that began in September, when the Orange Police Department received a complaint that the credit card of a town resident had been compromised.

Officers learned that the owner of the card, a local elderly woman, was ill and residing in a rehab facility when her former home health aide had used her credit card numerous times, usually to buy gas and cigarettes — total of fraudulent usage was $5573.84.

Skerlick was charged with first-degree identity theft, third-degree larceny, third-degree forgery, illegal use of a credit card, criminal impersonation and credit card theft.  

She was held on $5,000 bond, for court Nov. 18.