September 28, 2023
Carol Ward

A Villager who battled her landlord earlier this 12 months in a bitter dispute has been arrested within the theft of a laptop computer laptop.

Carol Ward, 73, was within the headlines earlier this 12 months for her combat along with her landlord over the situation of her rented manufactured dwelling at 1016 Aloha Manner on the Historic Facet of The Villages.

A Lake County sheriff’s deputy was referred to as to the property Tuesday afternoon when Ward tried to lodge a trespassing criticism on behalf of a hospitalized neighbor.

A person who was on the neighboring property claimed he beforehand had been allowed entry to the property. He stated he had returned to reclaim his belongings, together with a drone and a laptop computer laptop. He accused Ward of stealing the objects. She denied taking them.

The person stated he had a GPS monitoring system hooked up to his laptop computer. At the moment, a witness approached the deputy and reported that Ward “threw one thing within the water” behind her rented manufactured dwelling. She admitted she had taken the laptop computer.

The New York native was arrested on a cost of grand theft. She was booked on the Lake County Jail and launched on her personal recognizance.