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Decatur woman indicted for stealing nearly $100,000 from elderly neighbor

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DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — A 54-year-old Decatur woman has been indicted by a Morgan County Grand Jury for identity theft and for allegedly writing numerous checks to herself totaling nearly $100,000.

Melissa Ann Hale was arrested on Tuesday by the Decatur Police Department (DPD) on a Grand Jury warrant was issued. She was charged with first-degree financial exploitation of the elderly and placed on a $200,000 cash bond.


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