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Saturday, April 13, 2024

Woman steals over $11,000 from family member, Marion deputies say

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman who allegedly stole thousands of dollars from one of her relatives over a three-month period.

In a social media post on Wednesday, Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods stated that the female suspect, Meredith Ann Kay, is wanted for one count of grand theft and 15 counts of uttering a forged instrument.

Meredith Ann Kay
Meredith Ann Kay is wanted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on grand theft and uttering a forged instrument charges.

According to MCSO, Kay allegedly stole checks from one of her family members, forged the victim’s signature, and stole more than $11,000.

“It is bad enough stealing from a stranger, but to steal from the people who care for you is heartless,” stated Sheriff Woods. “Citizens, if she is willing to do this to her family, we need to get her off the streets.”

If you have any information on Kay’s current whereabouts, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office asks that you contact the Crime Stoppers of Marion County by calling 352-368-STOP(7867) or clicking here to submit an online report. Be sure to reference 24-08 in your tip.

If you use Crime Stoppers and your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.