Houston Woman Jailed on Identity Theft, Other Charges

Marianne Sadelmyer was remanded to the Washington County Jail Friday, court documents show.

A Houston woman was jailed Friday on a felony count of identity theft, as well as myriad misdemeanors, court records show.

In addition to identity theft, Marianne Sadelmyer, 48, was charged by with forgery, theft by deception, theft by unlawful taking, and providing false identification to law enforcement.

The charges stemmed from an Aug. 5 incident, according to online court records.

The Observer-Reporter indicated that police said Sadelmyer has more than a dozen aliases and used a credit card she allegedly took from another customer shopping at a borough business.

The the paper also reported:

"Sadelmyer ... who identified herself to Canonsburg police as Marion Jean Freeman, was taken into custody at a home at 313 Reed Ave., Chartiers Township. Not only was she wanted in three New York communities on criminal charges, she was wanted as a material witness in a homicide by police in Tonawanda, N.Y., near Buffalo," according to the Observer-Reporter story.

Sadelmyer was arraigned Friday before district Judge Ethan Ward, and remanded to the Washington County Jail after being unable to post a $10,000 bond.

The Washington County Jail, though, lists has as unbondable.

Her preliminary hearing has been scheduled for 11 a.m. before Ward, according to online court records.


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