Two Women Arrested For ID Theft During Compliance Check In Anderson

Two women have been arrested by Anderson Police for identity theft and other charges. 35-year-old Stephanie Nugent and 39-year-old Melissa Martines were both already on felony probation for identity theft. APD Officers and Probation Officers did a compliance check Friday afternoon at the women’s Spruce Circle home. Officers reported finding an expandable baton, a flare gun, illegal fireworks, Methamphetamine, pipes and syringes, as well as a large amount of stolen mail and credit cards and other people’s tax information and Social Security numbers. Code enforcement red-tagged the home due to electrical hazards and other code violations.