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Woman charged with identity theft

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Hazel L. Cherry (Source: LMDC) Hazel L. Cherry (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville woman is facing charges for using the name of another woman to get service from LG&E.

An arrest warrant says Hazel L. Cherry, 31, used the victim's name and identifying information for several years.

According to the warrant the victim was not aware her identity had been stolen until she was contacted by LG&E for a past due bill.

Louisville Metro Police said their investigation found Cherry, who also used the names Hazel Cosby and Hazel Crosby had rented two apartments in the name of the victim, who is a relative. Cherry had also been able to get LG&E service at both locations.

Cherry was arrested March 27 on a charged of theft of identity of another without consent. She is also being held on several outstanding warrants.

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