Mountain View woman charged with stealing thousands of dollars and medication

Edna D. Diana (Source: Izard County Sheriff's Department)
Edna D. Diana (Source: Izard County Sheriff's Department)

IZARD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) –A Mountain View woman is in jail after stealing two thousand dollars and prescriptionmedication.

The Izard County Sheriff'sDepartment formally charged Edna D. Diana, 47, with theft and possession of acontrolled substance Monday after arresting her on Friday.

According to Sheriff TateLawrence, a couple reported $2000 in cash and Fentanyl patches stolen from thewoman complaint's purse.

Mountain View PoliceChief, Terry Rutledge, interviewed Diana. She confessed to taking the cash and the  prescription medication patches.

According to Agent JamesHumphrey of the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force, the prescriptionpatches had been cut into small, chewable pieces, so they could be ingested toprovide a high.

Diana is being held in theIzard County Detention Facility. Her bond was set at $10,000 and is also waiting extradition to Mississippi on unknown charges.

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