Update: Franklin County authorities say a 32 year old Phil Campbell woman stole a check from 80 year old grandmother. After making the check out for $1,800.00 to herself, Erica Christine Baker attempted to cash it at a Franklin County bank. Bank personnel alerted authorities who took her into custody on March 8th. Baker, who has since bonded out of the county jail, was charged with theft, forgery, and the financial exploitation of the elderly. Baker states on social media that she’s a graduate of Russellville High School. This is Baker’s second round of theft from her grandmother.
From June 2016: Erica Christine Baker is wanted by Russellville Police on a Grand Jury Indictment for Financial Exploitation Of Eldery Person 2nd Degree, Forgery 3rd Degree, and Theft Of Property 2nd Degree. Erica is originally from Phil Campbell, but is believed to be living in or near Gallatin, Tennessee, at this time. Anyone that may know where this wanted person is located may contact Russellville Police at 256-332-2230 or Shoals Area Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous.