Felony Fraud Charge Dropped for Lower Salford Granddaughter Who Allegedly Robbed Grandmother, Police Say

Heather Dawn-Marie Hunter, 26, of Jan Drive, heads to trial on misdemeanor charges of theft and receiving stolen property.

A Lower Salford woman who allegedly stole her Towamencin grandmother's debit card to rob her of more than $600 had the harshest charge against her dropped at a preliminary hearing Jan. 10, per The Reporter.
Heather Dawn-Marie Hunter, 26, of the 200 block of Jan Drive, waived her hearing, and thus, prosecutors dropped a felony fraud charge against her, per the report. Hunter now faces misdemeanor theft and receiving stolen property charges.
On Jan. 2, a resident of the 1200 block of Allentown Road discovered unauthorized cash withdrawals from various ATMs, police said.
All in all, 19 transactions were posted on Dec. 30, totaling $641.42 with service fees, police said.
Towamencin Township Police began an investigation and found that Hunter, the alleged victim's granddaughter, began living with her a week or two prior to the unlawful transactions, police said. Police said Hunter became a person of interest.
As a result of the investigation, Hunter was arrested and charged, police said.


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