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Clarion Woman Accused of Stealing Incarcerated Woman’s Debit Card Held for Court
According to court documents, the following charges against 39-year-old Turia Rose Miller, of Clarion, were held for court on Tuesday, April 16:
– Access Device Issued to Another Who Did Not Authorize Use, Misdemeanor 2
– Theft By Unlawful Taking-Movable Property, Misdemeanor 3
The charges have been transferred to the Clarion County Court of Common Pleas.
Miller remains free on $5,000.00 unsecured bail.
Details of the case:
According to a criminal complaint, Turia Miller allegedly stole a known woman’s debit card on an unknown date from the woman’s residence on South 5th Avenue while the victim was incarcerated in the Jefferson County Jail.
The complaint states that “Miller went to Clarion Walmart on December 8, 2018, and purchased items worth $12.00. She then traveled to Cogos and made a purchase for $2.64 and to Smoke for Less and made a purchase for $10.00.”
The total amount was $24.64 worth of purchases and $270.00 worth of overdraft fees that accumulated while the victim was in jail. “The victim’s bank statement shows that overdraft fees occurred after purchases were made by Miller,” according to the complaint.
Court documents indicate Clarion-based State Police filed criminal charges against Miller on February 21 in Judge Quinn’s office. She was arraigned on March 4.
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