A woman wanted for stealing more than $25,000 has been apprehended in Greenwich, police say.
Greenwich Police say they were contacted by the Louisiana Department of Justice Bureau on Tuesday, Oct. 8 around 5:30 p.m.
The Bureau requested that the department serve two felony fully extraditable warrants for two Greenwich residents, one of whom was identified as Deadra Bastarache, 61, of Cos Cob, police say.
The warrant was confirmed out of Baton Rouge with charges for theft over $25,000, money laundering and criminal conspiracy.
Bastarache was taken into custody around 8 p.m. She was processed at Greenwich Police Headquarters and charged with fugitive of justice in addition to the warrant charges.
Bastarache was unable to post her $650,000 bond and is scheduled to appear at Stamford Superior Court on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
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