Jul. 24--FORTS LAKE -- An Alabama woman is in jail this morning, charged on outstanding warrants with one count each of commercial burglary and credit card use with the intent to defraud, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd said.
     Laura Lee Ruff of Semmes, Ala., was arrested Wednesday and was taken to the Jackson County jail, where she was being held today pending a bond hearing.
     Ruff, Byrd said, is accused in a June 5 burglary on Presley's Outing Road in the Forts Lake community. She accused of burglarizing a woman's car, stealing a credit card that she reportedly used to purchase items.
     Commercial burglary is punishable by up to seven years in jail and a $10,000 fine. The credit card charge carries a maximum sentence of three years in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.


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