Police: Woman Stole Unconscious Patient’s Credit Card, Made $4,000 In Purchases

LIVE FROM THE KDKA BROADCAST CENTER IN PITTSBURGH, THIS IS KDKA NEWS AT 6 PM A WOMAN ACCUSED OF STEALING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM A PATIENT — FROM A PATIENT AT A HOSPITAL IS IN JAIL

SHE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY TODAY POLICE WERE THAT THIS COULD EASILY HAPPEN TO YOU OR A LOVED ONE WHO GOT SICK SHE PRETENDED TO BE THE PATIENT'S DAUGHTER TO GET INTO THE ROOM THEN TOOK OFF WITH THE CREDIT CARDS HERE IS MORE ON HOW POLICE TRACKED HER DOWN HERE IS ROSS GUIDOTTI

Reporter: A MAN WAS FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE BEGGING THAT HE WASN'T GOING TO PULL THROUGH HE DID, NOW CHARLOTTE JACKSON IS IN JAIL SHE ALLEGEDLY TOOK THE CREDIT CARDS SHE WAS IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT SHE HAS BEEN ON THE RUN SINCE APRIL 20

SHE GRABBED HARRY MEADOWS DEBIT CARD, A MAN LAYING IN THE ICU AT THE HOSPITAL YOU NEVER KNEW IT HAPPENED HE WAS UNCONSCIOUS SO HE WASN'T ABLE TO COMMUNICATE WITH ANYBODY Reporter: JACKSON USED A LIE TO ACCESS SHE RELAYED SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE VICTIM

ONCE SHE GOT THE CREDIT CARD SHE TREATED HERSELF TO A $4000 SPENDING SPREE SHE WENT TO WALMART SHE USED THE AND SHE ALSO WENT TO AN EYE DOCTOR WENT TIME Reporter: ALSO LYFT 40 OTHER LOCATIONS THEY ARE NOT RULING OUT THE POSSIBILITY THAT SHE TOOK THE CARD THINKING THAT HE WAS IN ICU AND IN BAD SHAPE AND MAY NOT MAKE IT OUT ALIVE

A FACEBOOK TIP LED TO HER APPREHENSION TODAY THE HOSPITAL IS NOT MAKING A COMMENT AND THEY ARE NOT COMMENTING ON HOW THE WOMAN GOT AXIS WITHOUT BEING RELATED TO THE INDIVIDUAL THAT INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING POLICE SAY THAT IF YOU HAVE AN EVENT LIKE THIS MAKE SURE THAT THE HOSPITAL CARS, MAKE SURE THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN YOU AS FAR AS JACKSON SHE IS IN JAIL