The theft occurred while Hebert was attending a fitness class at
"I took (them) from the locker room of the gym at CRMC," Reese said in court on Monday. "I just bought some stuff."
According to court documents, Reese used the credit cards and checks to buy massages, eyelash extensions, a manicure and pedicure, spa gift cards, an iPhone 5 and a case of Bud Light beer.
In all, the total was nearly
Reese made her purchases
She further admitted the bulk of the illegal purchases she made, though she originally denied that the iPhone she owned was the same one she bought using Hebert's credit card. She said she already had resold the latter phone online.
Gay was able to look up the phone's serial number and confirmed the illegally purchased phone was the one in Reese's possession. She later admitted to lying about the phone, adding that she no longer had it since she "lost it and could not find it."
Reese initially faced 15 counts of forgery, each carrying a possible maximum sentence of 10 years and a
Reese also pleaded guilty to another, separate charge of credit card fraud on Monday.
She said she had stolen a credit card belonging to another Health and Fitness patron and used it to buy clothing, lingerie and contact lenses on
Reese told Sharpe that her glasses were broken at the time and she had just gotten a new job and needed new work clothes.
Prosecutors are recommending a prison term of four to eight years for each guilty plea, all to be served concurrently, or at the same time.
Her sentencing will be set once a pre-sentencing investigation has been done, a process that usually takes two months.
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