identitytheft copyUPDATE: MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/30/14) — A Muhlenberg County man was charged in connection with an identity theft case Tuesday, July 29 that also resulted in the arrest of a Muhlenberg woman July 23.

According to a Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office report, Shane Rocke, 38, has been charged with theft of identity of another, receipt of credit card, criminal possession of a forged instrument and retaliating against participant in legal process.

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/29/14) — A Muhlenberg County woman has been charged after an identity theft investigation began earlier this month.

According to a Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office report, Deputy B.W. DeArmond opened the investigation after a victim reported having multiple credit cards taken out in his name and checks being written on his account.

After the investigation, DeArmond arrested Tonya L. Payne July 23, and charged her with eight counts of identity theft, eight counts of credit card receipt and two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are expected.

DeArmond was assisted by the Greenville Police Department.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Sheriff Curtis McGehee

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 8970

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 13, 2015 6333

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 5494

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5262

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3539

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 8970

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8573

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 20, 2015 3437

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 1590

Madisonville Man Charged with Sex Abuse of Two…

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1311

Traffic Stop Results in DUI, Drug Possession,…

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1005

Pick Greenville's 'Saturdays on the Square' Free…

by Beth Newman
April 20, 2015 705

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 700

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
April 20, 2015 652

Police Seeking Public's Help in Locating Man…

by Wes Miller
April 20, 2015 506

Former Certified Medication Technician for Dawson…

by Leland Hulbert
April 20, 2015 444

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by Melissa Heflin
April 20, 2015 342

KDOW: Caney, Hurricane, Copper among Hopkins…

by Dick Brown