Mechanicsburg woman charged with identity theft

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Vidalia Santizo

Vidalia Santizo

SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP, Pa.–A MechanicsburgĀ  woman accused of stealing an out-of-state woman’s identity is heading to trial, police said.

Authorities charged 29-year-old Vidalia Santizo with identity theft on June 16.

Officers were contacted by Carmen Rodriguez, who lives out-of-state, who reported her identity was being used by someone working in Silver Spring Township. Investigators learned Santizo was allegedly posing as Rodriguez.

Santizo was arrested and taken to Cumberland County Booking Center for processing. She waived her preliminary hearing on June 22 and remains free after posting $25,000 unsecured bail.

Her formal arraignment is scheduled for September 24.