Pinal County grand jury indicts 4 on ID theft, drug charges

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PHOENIX -- A Pinal County grand jury has indicted four Florence residents on fraud, identification theft and drug charges.

Attorney General Terry Goddard announced the indictments Wednesday of 51-year-old Albert Robbs, 47-year-old Larry Garcia, 33-year-old Cheryl Ann Parsons and her 61-year-old mother, Carol Louise Lewis.

Goddard's office says Robbs is accused of stealing checks from the Pinal County Recorder's Office where he worked and giving them to Garcia last year to pay for drugs. Authorities allege Garcia passed the checks on to Parsons, who used them to create forged checks and fake IDs.

The indictments allege Parsons and Lewis used forged checks and fake IDs to make purchases worth nearly $100,000.

Parsons was indicted on 85 counts, Robbs faces 46 counts, Garcia faces 12 and Lewis was indicted on eight.

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