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Hartselle woman faces theft charges

Special to the Enquirer

A Hartselle woman is in custody after allegedly stealing several thousand dollars from an elderly woman in November 2020.

Donyale Wooten, 54, of Hartselle, was developed as a suspect after a citizen reported the theft of several thousands of dollars from their elderly mother’s bank account Nov. 10, 2020, according to law enforcement officials.

Authorities said Feb. 8 warrants for theft of property in the first degree and six counts of fraudulent use of a credit or debit card were obtained on Wooten. Feb. 9 Wooten turned herself in on the warrants.

She was transported to the Morgan County Correctional Facility with bond set at $11,000.