Woman charged with taking money from Cooleemee charity

Published 11:04 am Monday, February 20, 2023

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A Mocksville woman has been charged with taking money from the account of a Cooleemee charity.

Santana Danielle Dominique Strickland, 34, of Hobson Drive, was charged with felony identity theft and misdemeanor financial transaction card fraud. She was taken into custody in lieu of a $1,000 bond.

She is accused of taking $450 total in five transactions from The Last Mile charity.

The Davie County Sheriff’s Office Detective Divison began the investigation on Dec. 30, and used a search warrant for an app that led to the suspect.

The investigation was conducted by the fraud detective at the sheriff’s office.

“Identity theft is an issue throughout the United States and here in Davie County,” said Sheriff J.D. Hartman. “Please watch what information you give out to people on the phone and keep you’re your information safe.”