|By W.T. Eckert, Watertown Daily Times, N.Y.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Ms. Zeller is now facing two counts of third-degree grand larceny, a class D felony. Those charges will be added to two counts of second-degree grand larceny, two counts of third-degree grand larceny and one count of first-degree scheme to defraud.
The grand jury alleges that from
"She seemed nice and said she had a sick son," Ms. Dietze said in May, when she said she developed what she thought was a friendship with Ms. Zeller. "She said she was having problems paying her electric bill, car insurance, rent, cable and things like that. She asked me to borrow money and assured me she would pay it back."
Ms. Dietze said she was given excuses on several occasions about why Ms. Zeller could not pay back the money.
All told, Ms. Dietze said, she gave Ms. Zeller a little more than
"I want Bobbie arrested for having stolen money from me, because it is now evident to me that she never had any intention of paying me back and I have been the victim of a scam perpetrated by her to steal my money," she said in May.
Ms. Zeller will be arraigned on the two new charges at a later date in County Court.
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