A Nokomis couple is facing aggravated identity theft charges after stealing an elderly Taylorville woman’s debit card and putting over $1600 in fraudulent charges on the card.
22-year-old Sarah M. Hopping and 20-year-old Travis J. Hopping of Nokomis are accused of stealing the woman’s purse, then using her debit card to make $1,625.85 in purchases in the Pana area. Bond has been set at $10,000 each. The two could both face three to seven years in prison if convicted.
The Taylorville Police Department, Pana Police Department, and Christian County Sheriff’s Office worked together to investigate the case and make the arrest.
Sarah M. Hopping
Travis J. Hopping