According to some private chats I've had on this one, a few of you have keyed in on the fact that there was a much older woman living with a much younger woman, and there seems to have been no family relationship between them. So that seems to have pointed several people in the direction of Germany – Americans typically have their own houses.
However, sound as that logic is, it is not true in this case. The key word I had to remove from the story was the fact that it was a CRACK pipe. Had I left the word “crack” in there I don’t think anyone would have voted for Germany. Too obvious. So sorry if that’s cheating.
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - A woman forced an 83-year-old housemate to smoke crack cocaine so she could steal personal information to get a credit card in her name and run up more than $3,000 in charges, authorities said.
Pasco County sheriff's investigators have accused Theresa M. Stanley-Morgan, 41, of getting the older woman to smoke the drug at least twice to make it easier to exploit her financially.
Stanley-Morgan was arrested April 28. She admitted to investigators that she used Shirley Hathaway's name, birth date and Social Security number to open the account, a sheriff's report said.
Hathaway and a witness told investigators that Stanley-Morgan forced Hathaway to smoke a lit crack pipe _ telling her it was the "hooty, " the report said.
Stanley-Morgan was in jail Monday on $23,000 bail, charged with criminal use of personal identification, use of another person's ID without permission and retail theft, according to jail records, which did not say if she had a lawyer.
The sheriff's office said more charges were pending and asked the court not to reduce her bail.