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Blotter: Woman charged for worthless checks in two counties

By Josh Bergeron 


An East Spencer woman was charged Friday with forgery and other crimes in two different counties.

Law enforcement officers served Ariel Lynn Jones, 33, with warrants for one count of felony worthless check, one count obtaining property by false pretenses and two counts of uttering a forged instrument. The charges come from the Garner and Durham police departments.

In February or March, Jones allegedly wrote a check for $7,328.16 to a pawn shop after knowing her account didn’t have sufficient funds, according to warrants. The incident resulted in charges of felony worthless check and obtain property by false pretenses from the Durham Police Department.

On Feb. 23, Jones allegedly tried to obtain several thousand dollars in cash by using a counterfeit check at another pawn shop, according to warrants. The incident resulted in charges of obtaining property by false pretenses and uttering a forged instrument.

In other reports:

• Zachary Charles Mangum, an 18-year-old from Cleveland, was charged on Sunday with being a fugitive from justice on three counts of fraudulent and illegal use of a credit card in Virginia.

• Brandy Sue Tucker, a 26-year-old from Salisbury, was charged on Sunday with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a schedule six controlled substance.

• Demario Rhodes, a 32-year-old from Salisbury, was charged on Saturday with felony possession of a schedule two controlled substance and simple possession of a schedule four controlled substance.

• Jordan Wayne McIntyre, an 18-year-old from China Grove, was charged on Saturday with possession of a stolen firearm.

• Kathleen Amber Nealey, a 36-year-old from Salisbury, was charged on Sunday with misuse of the 911 system.

• Thomas Gerhard Emmesberger, an 18-year-old from Salisbury, was charged on Friday with possession of a weapon by a prisoner.

• Alex Isaiah Smith, a 20-year-old from Salisbury, was charged on Saturday with possession of a firearm by a felon, resisting a public officer and a parole violation.

• Desmon Jermaine Torrence, a 26-year-old from Salisbury was charged on Saturday with assault on a female, resisting a public officer and failure to appear on a misdemeanor larceny charge.

Contact reporter Josh Bergeron at 704-797-4246







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