New York State Police at Deposit arrested Tompkins resident Jessica L. Klinegardner, 32, on Nov. 1, for allegedly using a deceased woman's credit card.
Troopers were notified after a woman noticed suspicious charges on her deceased mother's credit card. After an investigation, troopers determined Klinegardner had been a home health aide for the deceased victim.
She was charged with third-degree unlawful possession of personal identification information, a misdemeanor.
Klinegardner was arrested on Nov. 1 and issued a ticket to appear in the town of Tompkins Court on Dec. 6.