Local athletes advance to track and field regionals SBAAC awards baseball, softball, boys track and field First Team all-stars SHAC awards baseball all-stars Lady Broncos finish as SW District Div. II runner-up Lady Warriors cap off season as SE District Div. III runner-up Impressive post-season tourney run reaches end for Lady Rockets Rose M Crone Thousands visit Traveling Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall Strategies discussed to join Maysville/Mason County KY with Brown Co. communities for economic growth Road and bridge work planned in county Linda M Lawson Margaret G Newkirk Gregory R Dunn Sandra L Haitz Wesley A Cooper Everette F Donell Lady Broncos move to SW District Div. II finals Lady Rockets top Cincy Christian 22-1 to earn berth in district finals Lady Warriors head to SE District Div. III finals with win over Gallia SW District Track and Field Tourney action gets underway Russell E Conn Robert T Fisher Philip L Paeltz David Beals Gregory A Smith II William G Mullinnix Patricia Ogden Brittany Stykes remembered by friends and family 2018 county budget could be cut by up to ten percent Georgetown Police Chief updates council Over 40 vendors, crafters at 2017 Annual Craft Show Cropper’s time as GHS girls basketball coach expected to end after 21 years at the helm Barnes’ perfect game and big hits lead Lady Broncos to round one sectional win Broncos advance in sectional play with win over Mt. Healthy Kenny B Williams Stephen E Marcum Christopher J Lovett Brandon M Traylor Gaslight renovations set to begin Ripley students view mock crash at school ‘Angela’s Curbside Cuisine’ taking area by storm Fisher sentenced to 17 years for child porn possession Fundraiser for Russellville 200th Celebration May 6 Warriors claim SHAC Div. I title in ‘run rule’ fashion Vilvens’ grand slam caps off Lady Rockets’ win over G’town Rockets lead SHAC Div. II at 9-4 WBHS dedicates new softball press box Rodney E Berry Charles D Rice Jr Erma D Painter Alma Cordes Ronald D Latham Some Georgetown School staff members will be armed this fall Local Democrats host Jerry Springer at dinner Chamber of Commerce discusses development Gerald P Morel Lady Broncos capture softball program’s 5th straight SBAAC American Division title Warriors on top in SHAC Division I standings Lady Broncos take first in Western Brown Track Invite Rockets leading way in SHAC Div. II James E Newman Paul E Funk Alan Hanselman Robert V Nash III Frances L Poole Minnie E Fisher Donovan M Pope Irvin E Stiens Myrtle L Lane Ralph L Davidson August J Pace Carl R Brown Phyllis J Beard Lady G-Men complete sweep of Tigers in SBAAC Nat’l Division G-Men pluck Cardinals, 6-4 Warriors climb to 4-1 in SHAC with victory over North Adams Broncos rally in 7th for 5-4 win over Batavia Blue Jays still in search of first win Three million dollar jail expansion planned Higginsport enforcing speed with camera Unemployment rate falls in county, southern Ohio Varnau not restricted from talking online about Goldson case Rockets fall to 4-1 in SHAC with loss to North Adams Bronco tennis team tops Bethel-Tate, 5-0 Lady G-Men rise to 7-4 with win at Goshen Lady Broncos’ big bats hammer out 11-0 win over Batavia G-Men showing improvement Keith Shouse Diane L Steele August Hensley Louise R Murrell Fire strikes Mt. Orab Bible Baptist Church Grant Days 2017 attractions Man accused of sex crime, giving pot to kids Ten indicted by Brown County Grand Jury 5th Annual Rick Eagan Memorial 5K Run/Walk coming up in May Birds of Prey Three sentenced in common pleas court John H Young II Sally A Gibson

Credit cardfraud reportedin Georgetown

A woman using the alias Christine West is seen here in Ripley Federal Bank. West made off with $9,500 in cash advances from two banks using fake credit cards before leaving Georgetown.

By Daniel Karell

dkarell@civitasmedia.com

A woman using a fake name, fake driver’s license, and fake credit card ran away with $9,000 from two Georgetown banks on Wednesday afternoon.

Georgetown Police Chief Rob Freeland revealed that a woman under the alias Christine West withdrew $7,000 from one bank and $2,500 from another in credit card advances before it was discovered that the transactions were fraudulent. After leaving Georgetown, West headed west towards Cincinnati, apparently stopping at Key Bank in Bethel.

Late Wednesday evening, West withdrew $8,000 in cash advances from Park National Bank in Amelia. On Thursday morning, she attempted to withdraw cash from Park National Bank at Eastgate Mall, but was unsuccessful.

West is using a Texas driver’s license that had her name and picture on it but linked to another woman after police executed a search on the license. West is traveling with two African-Americans, a male and a female, in a mid-to-full size SUV with Georgia license plates.

As of press time, West has not been apprehended by law enforcement.

“It sounds like she’s working with someone who knows what they’re doing,” Freeland said, referring to the credit card fraud.

Freeland has requested help from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is waiting for more videos and photos from the banks that West visited during her time in Georgetown. Freeland has also written to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to request a photo and more information on the suspect to see if the names match.

If you know the woman in the photos or have been in contact with her, contact the Georgetown Police Department at 937-378-6400 or call your local law enforcement agency.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2016 News Democrat