$2,000 Cell Phone Bill, But No Cell Phone

A report of identity theft dispatched Deputy Sibley to Bar-B-Villa Road outside Clinton at 6:24 last evening. A woman said she had been contacted by a collection agency regarding an overdue account with Verizon Wireless that had a $2,000 balance due. The woman indicated that not only did she not open this account but that she does not have a cell phone. According to the information she was given, the account was opened in October of 2012. A Laurens address was associated with the cell phone account. Investigation of the case remains active.