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Jamestown, CA — A woman, identified as 44 year old Sue Ellen Valentine, was arrested in Jamestown Monday for repeatedly attempting to withdraw funds from a non-existent bank account.

A Sheriff´s deputy was called to the Umpqua Bank to escort the suspect away from the facility. In the event of a return, he warned that the bank has requested she be arrested for trespassing.

Ten minutes passed, and Umpqua called the Sheriff´s Department again. Valentine was in the bank telling an employee she had an account under a new name.

A deputy returned, and accepted a citizen´s arrest from a bank employee. Valentine was transported to county jail without incident.

Written by BJ Hansen