Credit Card Theft Arrest

An Albert City woman has been charged after the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report from a rural Albert City resident has someone used her credit card without permission.

The victim said her credit card information was used 11 times from early December through mid-January. Thirty-four year-old Melinda Smith of Albert City was charged with unlawful use of a credit card, an aggravated misdemeanor.

Sheriff Kory Elston says the investigation is continuing and more charges are possible.