Terre Haute woman arrested for auto theft after found sleeping in car in Parke Co.


ROCKVILLE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — When Parke County deputies found a woman sleeping in a car Friday morning at a Rockville gas station, they soon learned she was wanted out of Vigo County for auto theft.

Valerie L. Ricketts, 33, of Terre Haute, was not only arrested on the auto theft warrant, but will also face new charges out of Parke County for possession of a syringe and possession of a legend drug.

She was transported to the Parke County Jail, and her bond was set at $10,000.

Rockville Police assisted with the arrest.

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