Arrest for the week of July 8, 2008 - July 15, 2008
Mohave County Sheriff's detectives arrested Penny Jo Whybark, 39, of Golden Valley late the morning of July 8 for theft by misrepresentation, taking identity of another and possession of stolen property.
In June, a 69 year-old male victim contacted detectives. The victim reported that someone had been using his credit cards without his permission.
During the investigation, detectives learned that several charges on the credit cards were linked to Whybark.
On July 8, detectives contacted Whybark at a residence in the 700 block of Elgin Road. Whybark was taken into custody without incident.
During conversations with Whybark, she admitted to using the credit cards to make several purchases and to pay various bills. Whybark was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.