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Steinz sentenced for identity theft

Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 3:00 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 3:29 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — A Spring Valley woman has been sentenced to 18 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to the Class 4 felony of identity theft.

Angela L. Steinz, 43, entered her guilty plea on July 5 before Associate Circuit Judge C.J. Hollerich. In addition to the prison sentence, Steinz was ordered to pay fines, fees and court costs totaling $592 and to pay $310 in restitution.

Steinz was represented in court by Public Defender Michael Henneberry. Prosecuting the case was First Assistant State’s Attorney Anthony Sciuto.

In January 2013, a Spring Valley woman reported to the Spring Valley Police Department that credit cards had been taken out in her name without her knowledge or authority. Based on an investigation by the Spring Valley Police Department, Steinz was charged with identify theft on May 7.

Steinz was previously convicted of felony theft in 2003 and in 2005 and was placed on probation for those convictions.

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