Posted by Travis Uresk | Feb. 21st, 2023 | Theft |
By Travis Uresk
Roosevelt, Ut.- On 12/23/22, Deputy Davis contacted Detective Hunter regarding a theft case he was investigating. He reported that the suspect, in this case, 19-year-old Sade Evelyn Miller, had obtained the credit card information from two victims for whom she performed nanny work.
Sade had spent approximately $8,000.00 on one card belonging to victim #1 and just under $11,000.00 on a different card belonging to victim # 2.
Most of the charges were made to different online sites for clothing and jewelry, as well as to AT&T for payments and State Farm insurance.
The victim's could provide credit card statements of the charges, receipts, and order forms showing orders made by Sade using her email address and phone number. They also showed that the orders would be shipped to her address in Roosevelt, Utah.
Fed ex also provided a photograph of one of the packages on Sade's front porch.
On 1/4/23, Detective Hunter and Deputy Davis responded to Sade's address in Roosevelt, where she lives with her parents, where they attempted to take Sade into custody for the charges, but her parents stated that she had left to travel to Logan, Utah to visit her boyfriend.
After clearing the residence, Detective Hunter contacted Sade by telephone, and she told him she was on her way to her boyfriend's house. He advised Sade that she needed to return to Duchesne because he needed to meet with her regarding the case.
Sade never returned to meet with him on January 4th, 2023.
On 1/5/2023, Detective Hunter was performing other duties for the Sheriff's office in the Salt Lake and Tremonton area. He received a phone call from Deputy Davis informing him of the address of Sade's boyfriend in Smithfield, Utah, near Logan, Utah.
Deputy Davis also confirmed that Sade was still at her boyfriend's home. Detective Hunter responded to the residence and contacted Sade, and Detective Hunter advised her that she would need to go with him and that she was under arrest for felony Theft.
She said she had been told not to speak with him. Detective Hunter read her Miranda Rights, and she still declined to be interviewed.
Sade was transported to the Duchesne County Jail without incident and booked in on two counts of Felony Theft (2nd Degree Felony) and 10 Counts of Unlawful acquisition, possession, or transfer of a card (3rd Degree Felony). There were approximately 43 charges on one card and at least 16 or more charges on the other card.