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Canton woman charged by troopers in alleged identity theft


POTSDAM — A Canton woman is facing felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with an alleged identity-theft case.

State police on Wednesday reported that Kayla M. Diegan, 20, was arrested Tuesday morning. Specific details about the incident were not released Wednesday, and a call to troopers seeking more information on the case was not immediately returned.

Ms. Diegan was charged with one count of fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony; second-degree forgery involving a deed, will or contract, a class D felony, and third-degree identity theft, a class A misdemeanor.

Troopers said that the town of Potsdam incident was reported at 8 a.m. Tuesday and that Ms. Diegan was arrested at 8:12 a.m.

She was released on her own recognizance pending further proceedings.

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