Lee Ann Hargrave was arrested on Tuesday, September 2 for attempting to fraudulently use a credit card taken from a Delta County resident and used in Hopkins County to purchase cartons of cigarettes. The theft occurred while she was providing house cleaning and health care services, according to Delta County Sheriff’s reports. Hargrave used the stolen card approximately 15 times for a total of approximately $1,800.
Terrance Jerome Parker of Cooper was arrested not once but twice for local robberies that began at the beginning of August.
“We are again experiencing a rash of thefts in Delta County, at least three thefts and/or burglaries have occurred over the last two weeks. Property owners should remain alert, lock up when possible and report any suspicious activity,” said Delta County Sheriff Ricky Smith, “The Sheriff’s Office will continue to focus on these thefts and burglaries. The investigation into one more of these thefts is progressing very well, we have a suspect and we are finalizing our investigation and at least one person will most probably be arrested.”