Vernon women accused of stealing from elderly victim

Frances Alfursan (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)
Frances Alfursan (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)
Tonya Bass (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)
Tonya Bass (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)

VERNON PARISH, LA (KPLC) - Two Vernon women were booked on identity theft and exploitation of the infirm after a three-month investigation, according to a news release from Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft.

Craft said 60-year-old Frances Alfursan and 40-year-old Tonya Bass, both of Hornbeck, are accused of using the credit cards and bank account of an 85-year-old woman, making around $25,000 worth of fraudulent transactions.

Both were booked on $25,000 bonds.

They were later released.

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