Betty Jean Carter, 23, address at large, was charged Monday with felony theft and felony misuse of a credit card after her grandmother reported that her credit card had been used for a number of unauthorized purchases.
Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office spoke with Evelyn Carter of Bellefontaine about 2:15 p.m. Monday.
She reported that late last week, she suspected that her granddaughter had taken her credit card without her permission. Her credit card had been used for about 20 different unauthorized purchases in Springfield and Bellefontaine on Thursday and Friday.
Evelyn said she believed two of her granddaughter’s friends may also be involved.
Deputies located the defendant at 303 Walnut St., Belle Center. She was arrested and transported to the Logan County Jail.
The matter remains under investigation.