Pahrump woman accused of stealing from elderly couple

Pahrump woman accused of stealing from elderly couple

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Mar 9, 2013

Nye County, NV (KTNV) -- A Pahrump woman was arrested on Saturday for several charges including fraud and burglary.

45-year-old Angela Sanchez was taken into custody after an investigation revealed she was responsible for numerous unauthorized charges to an elderly couple's bank account, resulting in a significant loss of money.

Investigators said Sanchez befriended the elderly couple over the course of several months and determined she was able to gain access to their bank account.

Sanchez was booked in Nye County and held on bail in the amount of $26,274.

She faces numerous charges including:

- Obtain/possess debit card without cardholders consent
- Fraudulent use of debit card
- Obtain money/goods/services under false pretenses
- Petit larceny
- Grand larceny
- Burglary

Detectives are following up on several leads and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on Sanchez is urged to call the Nye County Sheriff's Department at (775) 751-7000.