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A woman who got out jail four weeks ago for theft found her way back into jail Wednesday on another theft charge.

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Stephanie Lopez, 24, of North Platte was arrested Wednesday morning. Police said she stole and attempted to use an acquaintance’s debit card.

She is in Lincoln County jail, held on 10 percent of a $10,000 bond.


The crime

A woman living in the 900 block of Autumn Park Drive told police on Aug. 11 that her debit card was missing from her purse. The woman said there were only a few people who could have possibly taken it. Lopez was one of them.

According to Police Lt. Rich Thompson, the woman cancelled her card before any fraudulent transactions were made. Also, arrangements were made for police to be informed if anyone attempted to use the card, Thompson said.

The next day, Lopez unsuccessfully attempted to use the card at a North Platte bank, allegedly trying to use it to deposit money into the account of a current inmate at the Lincoln County jail, Thompson said.

Investigators arrested Lopez on Aug. 24.


Prior

In March, Lopez faced up to 55 years in prison after she was charged with assaulting and robbing an 84-year-old man of his wallet and cell phone, a class II felony. She was also charged with a third count of shoplifting, a class IV felony.

In court on Aug. 1, she was sentenced to 140 days in jail, all of which she had already served while on trial, so she was released.


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The North Platte Bulletin - Published 8/26/2011
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