Woman wanted for identity theft now in custody

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Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says the woman who was wanted for using a stolen debit card to go on a day-long shopping spree in June, spending more than $500 at a dozen area businesses, is now in custody.KatherineBroussard

Katherine M. Broussard, 46, of the 3000 block of Woodford in Shreveport, turned herself in Tuesday to the Vermillion Parish Jail.  She had been wanted in Bossier Parish on identity theft charges for using another person’s debit card 14 separate times without his knowledge or consent, racking up $516 in charges.

Bossier Sheriff’s Office deputies transported Broussard earlier today to Bossier Parish, and she was booked into the Bossier Maximum Security Facility just before noon where she faces a $5,000 bond.