Woman charged with identity theft

Margarita Bollas Morales, 53, of Marshalltown was arrested by Marshalltown police Thursday

on a charge of identity theft of more than $1,000 but less than $1,500.

She allegedly used the social security number of another individual to access services at a health care provider.

Morales was not taken to jail, but signed a summons agreeing to appear in court Jan. 31.

The charge is an aggravated misdemeanor which carries a maximum prison term not to exceed two years which may be a jail sentence if not more than one year.

She faces a mandatory fine of at least $500, but not more than $5,000.


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