W. Pa. woman returned to US to face charges

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman who fled the country after allegedly stealing more than $217,000 has been returned to the U.S. to face charges.

Authorities say 64-year-old Patricia Keller was taken in to custody about 6 a.m. Saturday at Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Marshalls Service says in a Monday release that Keller was arrested in April, 2010 and charged with stealing from Tri-County Occupational Medicine. She had no prior arrest record.

Keller failed to make a court appearance in February, 2011 and authorities learned that she had traveled to Canada, Moscow, and the United Arab Emirates.

In April Keller was arrested in Dubai, and authorities there placed her on a one-way flight to the U.S. on Saturday.

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