Greenville – A Rains County woman faces additional charges related to already one of the biggest identity theft investigations locally.
26-year-old Stephanie Marie Bain, of Point, was indicted by the Hunt County Grand Jury Friday on three counts of engaging in organized activity and one count of fraudulent use of identifying information.
An interim hearing is scheduled for May 25, the same day Bain is to appear on seven previous indictments.
Hopkins County – Another person is named in connection to this week's murder of a Hopkins County resident.
40-year-old Sarilu Mettlen, of Pennsylvania, is charged with theft after confessing to pawning some of the items stolen from Bobby Riley's home.
The 62-year-old Riley was reportedly strangled by 43-year-old Brian Allen Tucker, of Mesquite. Tucker is believed have committed the crime while attempting to steal items from Riley's home in the Mahoney community.
Paris – A Lamar County man is arrested after allegedly stealing a television from the Paris Rent-A-Center.
The merchandise was located inside the vehicle of 43-year-old Darrell Fitzgerald Kearney, of Powderly, after he was stopped by police Monday evening.
A witness reported seeing a dark colored SUV leaving the area of the burglary and traveling at a high rate of speed. After locating and stopping the vehicle, police discovered Kearney in possession of a stolen TV.