Woman accused of stealing debit card and funds from addicted adult in Hope Haven – KIWARadio.com


Rock Valley, Iowa – A Rock Valley woman wanted since November has been arrested for a felony and misdemeanor in connection with an exploitation case involving an adult dependent.

According to records filed with the Sioux County Clerk, 26-year-old Julianne Konz faces a charge of addicted adult abuse – exploitation over $100, a Class D felony and a misdemeanor use charge. unauthorized credit card.

Records filed by the Rock Valley Police Department allege that while working at Hope Haven in October 2021 caring for addicted adults there, Konz took a debit card belonging to a resident of the establishment without permission, and while acting as guardian of that person.

The officer’s statement alleges that Konz then used the card to withdraw $140 from an ATM in Rock Valley that same day and also used the card out of state, depriving the victim of $2,456.40 in total.

A warrant was issued for Konz’s arrest in early November. According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, that warrant was served on Tuesday, March 1. The arrest log lists Konz’s current address as an apartment in Sioux Falls. He says at last report she remained in the Sioux County Jail in Orange City in lieu of $10,000 bond. No hearing date has yet been set.


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