An Ohio woman chased down an identity thief. Now the hunt is back on

As Zina Wilson sat in front of her computer in her suburban Ohio home last year, she decided: You have ripped off the wrong family.

Wilson, 51, was fed up with her niece receiving eviction notices for apartments in Las Vegas she had never rented, about receiving notices from collection agencies for Wi-Fi in cities where she had never lived.

She would fight back in the online world, where she soon learned nothing can be trusted as real. Her search led her to gangs and criminals. Fearing for her safety, she agreed to tell her tale under one of the nom de plumes she used in her online research.

A suburban Ohio woman launched her own online investigation to help her niece who fell victim to an alleged scammer based in Las Vegas. Her sleuthing led to the arrest in September of Lashawnda Scales, 29, who is accused of 33
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Woman awaiting trial charged with leading police on high-speed chase | Crime


A Mora County woman recently charged with drug possession who’s awaiting trial for larceny now faces charges for allegedly fleeing police during a traffic stop, and leading police on a chase with speeds up to 125 mph.

New Mexico State Police officers arrested 25-year-old Davin A. Martinez, of Cleveland, on Dec. 18 after attempting to stop her twice along NM 518 in Mora County. Police allege Martinez crashed into a fence and twice fled traffic stops before trying to flee officers on foot.

An NMSP officer was first dispatched to a home along County Road A001 in Mora County where a man reported that a blue Nissan pickup had entered his property and was attempting to steal several items.

As the officer neared the area, police dispatch relayed that the truck had left the residence and was traveling along NM 518 at a “high rate of speed,” according to the

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