Arrest in Car Break-In, Thefts From Cars at the Y

An Atlanta area woman was arrested yesterday in connection with an auto break-in and thefts last December at the Laurens Y. Laurens City Police have charged 24-year-old Ashley Tyvette Hurt of 6942 Bonnes Blvd, Austell, Georgia with Breaking into a Vehicle, Criminal Conspiracy, two counts of Financial Transaction Card Theft and two counts of Petit Larceny.

Detective Michael Gainey states that between December 20th and 21st 2016 at 410 Anderson Drive Ms Hurt, along with a co-defendant, broke into a Ford SUV by breaking the passenger side window and stealing items from within the vehicle. Officer Gainey also alleges that Ms. Hurt and the codefendant conspired to break into the motor vehicle and steal blank checks and identities, then conspired to forge the checks and cash them, using stolen identities.

In two warrants charging Financial Transaction Card Theft, Detective Gainey states that Ashley Hurt and her co-defendant took Wells Fargo and United Bank debit cards from a vehicle. In one warrant charging Petty Larceny, Officer Gainey states that the co-defendants took a purse, wallet, driver’s license and social security card from a victim’s vehicle. In the other Petit Larceny warrant they’re accused of taking a purse, wallet, driver’s license and social security card from a victim’s vehicle at 410 Anderson Drive.

Cash or surety bonds were set on the six charges totaling $10,000. Ashley Yvette Hurt remained in the Laurens County Detention Center this morning.