TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL) – A Texarkana, Arkansas woman has been arrested after being accused of trying to take items out of her former home.
Police say Amanda Korenek, 43, called her ex-husband early Wednesday morning to tell him she was going to clean out the house where they used to live on Walnut Street. The ex called police. When they arrived, they say Korenek had several items loaded into her car and had even managed to get a dresser out of the house and into the garage.
Police say someone else now lives there and everything she had taken out of the house belonged to them.
Police say in addition to the odd assortment of things she took out of the house, they found a prescription bottle and a $1,000 check that belonged to other people inside her car.
Korenek was arrested for Burglary, Possession of a Dangerous Drug, and Fraudulent Possession of Identifying Information and taken to jail.
A few hours later, police received a call on Magnolia Street. A man reported that his 90-year-old father told him that he been awakened during the night by an unknown woman in his apartment. She told him that she was there to clean the apartment for him. He watched from his bed as she moved dishes and other small items around the apartment before he told her to get out and lock the door on her way out. That morning, he realized his cell phone, a frying pan, and a cutting board were missing. Police found all these items in Korenek’s car and the man’s name was the same as the name on the prescription bottle she had.
She is being held at the Bi-State Jail with a $45,000 bond for the three original charges. Officials say they anticipate filling an additional burglary charge against her soon for the incident on Magnolia Street.