Forest City Woman Pleads Guilty After Spending Nearly $4,000 of Her Grandmother’s Money

A Forest City woman is pleading guilty to stealing from her grandmother.

Thirty five year old Ashley Hesley was charged with ongoing criminal conduct and fraudulent use of a credit card but has entered a guilty plea to one count of forgery.

Hesley was accused of using a debit card linked to her grandmother’s bank account without permission to make 18 unauthorized purchases between March 8th, 2021 and March 16th, 2022.

Investigators say the illegal purchases amounted to $3,935.56.]

Hesley is scheduled to be sentenced on December 16th.