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MCLENNAN COUNTY

Woman accused of theft from the elderly, pleads to lesser charge

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MCLENNAN COUNTY - A 51-year-old woman accused of stealing about $26,000 from an elderly woman, has pleaded to a lesser charge.

Marla Gail Lankford, aka, Marla Gail Parker faces a charge of theft of $20,000 or more, but less than $100,000 from an elderly individual. She pleaded to a lesser charge of theft over $1,500, under $20,000, set for pre-sentence investigation.

Lankford had been working as a maid fro the victim. Police began investigating when the victim's granddaughter noticed that checks were being written on her grandmother's account.

Police investigated and determined that numerous checks, totaling about $26,000, had been written by Lankford.

The initial arrest was made in September 2011. Formal sentencing will come at a future date, following a background investigation, with a recommendation for probation.
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