Mountain Home woman charged with forgery

Mountain Home woman charged with forgery

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Baxter County sheriff investigators arrested a woman on five counts of forgery on Thursday.

According to a Baxter County Sheriff's Office release, a resident reported that Carrie A. Toth, 38, of Mountain Home received the debit number of a victim and made purchases with the card.

The victim also told police they found a defaced credit card of hers in Toth's possession.

During the investigation, it was found that Toth used the debit and credit information to make at least five fraudulent purchases since May 17, totaling $1,265.35.

Toth was arrested on Thursday on five counts of second-degree forgery.

She was released from the Baxter County Detention Center after posting a $25,000 bond.

Toth is scheduled to appear in Baxter County Circuit Court on August 25.

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