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Woman facing identity theft charge after probe

Staff reports • Jan 31, 2013 at 8:49 PM

A Johnson City woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon during an investigation into a burglary.

According to a Johnson City Police Department news release, Catherine M. Smith, 22, assumed the identity of another person in an attempt to avoid charges. Police said that after her true identity was discovered, Smith was arrested and charged with identity theft.

She was being held in the Washington County Detention Center on $10,000 bond. Smith appeared in Sessions Court on Wednesday.