Woman accused of scamming Gilbert residents arrested in Phoenix

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by Andrew Michalscheck

azfamily.com

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 4:03 PM

Updated Saturday, Feb 23 at 11:40 AM

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GILBERT, Ariz. -- A woman accused of going door to door pretending to be a high school softball player in order to scam Gilbert residents has been arrested.

Gilbert police said 25-year-old Katrina Glock and an alleged accomplice named Nicole Odeay, 20, were apprehended Thursday night in Phoenix.

Glock has been charged with criminal impersonation, while Odeay faces charges of forgery and criminal simulation.

According to authorities, Glock had contacted residents near Lindsay and Elliot roads on Wednesday and claimed that she was trying to raise money so that her softball team could play in a tournament in Hawaii.

Glock also attempted to get  people to buy magazine subscriptions that she claimed would benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Gilbert resident Cynthia Kelley says Glock knocked on her door.  "She seemed to have her story down pat and had a script in mind."  Kelley says when she refused to buy any magazine subscriptions Glock left mad.  "She was huffy about it and took off, I was happy to see her go."

Kelley says her neighbor was suspicious and called Gilbert High School to verify the fundraising effort.  That's when police were alerted.

Police said Glock also told people that she’s the daughter of a police chief or retired sheriff.

Glock, who lives in Florida and was in town for work, had no relationship with any local high schools or the Wounded Warrior Project.  Glock has been arrested for the same crimes and telling the same stories at least twice before in Washington and Florida.


 

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