Alexandria Woman Steals from an Elderly Person

class=”alignleft wp-image-29833″ style=”margin: 4px;” alt=”Brenda-Hopewell” src=”” width=”180″ height=”212″ />An Alexandria woman is arrested for stealing from an elderly person.

Police say they investigated 65-year-old Brenda Hopewell for seven months.  Detectives say Hopewell used a fraudulent power of attorney to obtain credit cards and buy items using the victim’s account.  Police say she took nine thousand dollars from a relative who lives in California.

KLAX ABC 31 News 6/20/13