Stolen credit card gets SF woman year in jail

A former Seneca Falls woman now living in Auburn lost her chance at a lighter sentence by committing additional crimes.Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender sentenced Melessa Trapp to one year for grand larceny. While living in a Fall Street apartment last December, she used the stolen credit card and pleaded guilty earlier this year.She plead guilty with a sentence of 60 days in jail along with probation. Subsequent to the agreement, she has been arrested twice more in Cayuga County.Once for welfare fraud and another time for petty larceny.While passing the one year sentence, Judge Bender noted that she has been arrested nine times in the past four years. Bender felt that probation would do her not good at this point.

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