Panama City Beach woman charged with insurance fraud

PANAMA CITY BEACH – A Panama City Beach woman has been charged with insurance fraud. Police say she drove her SUV into Grand Lagoon, then reported it stolen to claim the insurance money. The 65 year old was arrested after police said the vehicle, found submerged in the water at Dolphin Drive and South Lagoon Drive, “appeared to have been placed there purposely,” according to a Bay County Sheriff’s Office report.