TERREBONNE PARISH, La (BRPROUD) — A St. Martinville woman has been arrested in connection with an identity and bank fraud investigation of two local businesses.
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office received complaints from two local businesses, who were allegedly victims of transactions later returned as fraudulent purchases, after the items were sold. Officials began their investigation and identified 33-year-old Christina Alcorn, as the suspect linked to these transactions.
On May 13, detectives located Alcorn during an encounter at a local business and arrested her.
After arresting Alcorn, officials searched her vehicle and found over 58 grams of illegal narcotics, including marijuana, heroin, and MDMA. During the search, officials learned of an address, where Alcorn lived.
With the assistance of the St. Martinville Police Department, Alcorn’s residence was searched. Officials found numerous of credit cards, a card embossing machine, and over five pound of marijuana. According to officials, they found fraudulent identifications containing her photographs, which detectives believe are linked to other crimes in the parish.
Deputies also learned that Alcorn, who is originally from California, is a wanted fugitive from Arkansas.
Alcorn was booked into the Terrebonne Criminal Justice Complex on the charges of felony theft, identity theft, bank fraud, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and MDMA, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession with intent to distribute heroin.
She is held on a $380,000 bond and with outstanding warrants for multiple agencies.