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Woman in Reno gets 10 years in prison as habitual criminal

December 28, 2017

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Prosecutors in Reno say a woman has been sentenced as a habitual criminal to 10 to 25 years in prison for convictions in several area thefts and property crimes.

The Washoe County district attorney’s office said Thursday that 37-year-old Charlotte Marie Hodges was sentenced Dec. 21 after pleading guilty in July in four burglary, possessing stolen property and credit card cases.

Prosecutor Carrie Morton argued that Hodges was guilty of crimes involving more than 100 victims in Nevada and Northern California.

Morton says Hodges also racked up convictions during the past 17 years for possession of stolen property, theft, forgery and drugs.

Officials say Hodges was arrested last February with stolen property after Washoe County sheriff’s investigators used surveillance video to link her to vehicle break-ins and mailbox thefts.

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