10/2/2013 5:37 PM
by Rebecca Turco
OAK HILL - State Police need the
public’s help with finding a woman who is writing checks from a stolen
Trooper J. L. Milam said a car was
broken into in the Cotton Hill area of Fayette County and a purse was stolen
around August 7. Since then, a woman believed to be in her early to mid-30’s has
been using checks at stores in West Virginia and Kentucky.
checks were used at Walmart stores in Fayetteville and Beckley, Lowe’s in
Fayetteville, and Kroger stores in Barboursville and Ashland, Ky.
Troopers believe the suspect may be a
local resident. “She's used the checks more in this area than any other area,
so we're thinking she may be from somewhere around this local area,” Milam
The suspect is wanted for questioning. Anyone with
information is asked to call State Police in Oak Hill at 304-469-2915.