Woman arrested for theft by fraud

Published 11:00 pm Thursday, September 6, 2012

Troy police have arrested a local woman for selling raffle tickets for a drawing to help a fictitious child with a disease.

According to Troy Police Sgt. Benny Scarbrough, Lisa Gail Haynes, 43, was arrested Thursday and charged with theft by deception.

Lisa Haynes

Lisa Haynes

Scarbrough said Haynes sold about 450 tickets at $2 each to people in the Troy area. Haynes told buyers the raffle to win money was a fund-raiser to help a child who was suffering from an illness.

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Haynes’ bond was set at $2,500 for her theft charge.

No other information is being released regarding this case at this time.