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Live 5 Most Wanted: Sakinah Blanding

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Friday, April 6, 2012

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - South Carolina Probation and Parole agents in Dorchester County are looking for 33 year old Sakinah Blanding.

Blanding is wanted for a probation violation after being convicted of exploitation of a vulnerable adult at a health care facility.

"She stole the checkbook and the ATM card of an 86 year old resident," said agent Micky Talley.

"She decided to go ahead and pay her bills with the money that she stole. She paid her water bill, her mortgage and so forth and this was money that the victim was living off of."

Blanding was found guilty and got probation, but Talley says she stopped reporting to her probation officer in 2009.

"We conducted a home visit after that and found out she moved, didn't tell her agent."

Talley said the total amount of money stolen from the victim was more than $6,000.

"All we want is for her to come back and to pay the victim back the money he's entitled, the money she stole from him," Talley said.

Blanding stands 5'3" and weighs about 168 lbs.

She most likely is still living in the tri county area.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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