Contact Us
Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls
Return to your home site

Menu

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

Nearby Towns

  • Putnam
    serves Brewster, Carmel-Kent, Cold Spring, Mahopac, Patterson & Putnam Valley
  • Northwest Dutchess
    serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck
  • East Dutchess
    serves Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Millbrook, North East, Pawling, Pine Plains, Stanford, Union Vale & Washington
police & fire

Police: Woman Made $3K In Purchases With Credit Card Stolen From Town Of Poughkeepsie Resident

Kaihla A. Thompson
Kaihla A. Thompson Photo Credit: Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department

A two-month investigation into identity theft in Dutchess County led to the arrest of a 20-year-old woman who allegedly stole the credit card information of an area resident and stole thousands of dollars, police said.

Officers from the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department arrested local resident Kaihla Thompson on Oct. 25, following the investigation into the alleged identity theft.

Through the investigation, it was determined that Thompson used the stolen credit card information that belonged to a Poughkeepsie resident and made fraudulent purchases for more than $3,000.

Thompson was arrested and charged with felony counts of identity theft and grand larceny. Following her arraignment, she was remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond bail. She is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice!

Serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice!

Serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.