KETR Local
7:04 am
Thu January 22, 2009

Probabtion revoke, prison time given for Commerce woman

Commerce – Probation is revoked and prison time given for a Commerce woman after her illegal use of credit cards. Alcohol and marijuana use helped lead to the state jail sentence handed down to Julie Darlene Pearce, who'd been on probation for the past year after pleading guilty to stealing an assortment of debit cards in 2006 and trying to use them. Pearce was sentence to one year in jail Tuesday, after her probations on seven separate indictments for the theft were revoked. Prosecutors seeking to revoke the probation alleged her use marijuana and alcohol. Pearce was alleged to have stolen the debit cards from a male victim and used them at the University Inn in Commerce.

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