Gonzalez stole credit card from cancer patient’s motel room, deputies say

TODAY THE CITY MANAGER TOLD US HE IS COMING UP WITH ANOTHER 100 BEDS FOR A TEMPORARY SHELTER NOW TO THE CASE AGAINST THE NIGHT OF GONZALEZ

YOU REMEMBER HER THE WOMAN THAT ONCE SUED CASEY ANTHONY IS IN JAIL AT SEVEN, WE BROKE THE NEWS OF HER ARREST NOW AT 11:00 WE LEARNED SHE'S ACCUSED OF RIPPING OFF A CANCER PATIENT JENNIFER ORTEGA IS AT AN ORANGE COUNTY JAIL

JEN, HOW DID THIS HAPPEN? Reporter: WELL DETECTIVES SAY GONZALEZ AND HER BOYFRIEND STOLE THAT CANCER PATIENT'S CREDIT CARD BACK IN DECEMBER AND USED THOSE TO BUY MULTIPLE THINGS 100S OF DOLLARS JUST FOR THE HOLIDAYS THEY SAID THEY WERE DESPERATE FOR MONEY AND SO THEY TOOK THE CARD AND THEY USED IT Reporter: DETECTIVES SAY GONZALEZ AND HER BOYFRIEND STOLE THE MAN'S CREDIT CARD FROM HIS ROOM AND WENT ON A SHOPPING SPREE AROUND KISSIMMEE BOTH GONZALEZ AND HER BOYFRIEND WERE USING THAT CREDIT CARD WHILE THE INDIVIDUAL WAS IN THE HOSPITAL

Reporter: INVESTIGATORS SAY THE TWO WERE STAYING AND WORKING AT THE MOTEL CLEANING CAR PETS THAT GAVE THEM ACCESS TO THE MAN'S ROOM HE GOT A CALL FROM THE BANK ABOUT SUSPICIOUS TRANSACTIONS NEARLY $850 SPENT AT A NEAR BY WAL-MART, HOME DEPOT, EVEN A 7-Eleven THEY WERE USING THEIR IDENTITYTIES, THEY WERE USING THE CREDIT CARDS OF A PERSON THEY DID NOT USE

Reporter: SHE CLAIMED — LAST SEPTEMBER, THE SUIT WAS THROWN OUT IT WAS SURPRISING TO SEE THAT SHE WAS A SUSPECT IN OUR CASE IT WASN'T UNTIL AFTER DETECTIVES BEGAN INVESTIGATING THAT THEY DISCOVERED THAT THE NIGHT OF GONZALEZ, THE SUSPECT IN OUR CASE WAS CONNECTED TO THE CASEY ANTHONY CASE NOW DEPUTIES IS SAY THEY SHOW GONZALEZ USING THOSE STOLEN CREDIT CARDS A LOT OF THE STUFF PURCHASED HAS BEEN RECOVERED AND TAKEN INTO EVIDENCE