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Rowan man sentenced to up to 12 years in prison for making unauthorized bank transactions

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was convicted this week by a jury on charges of felony obtaining property by false pretenses and of being a habitual felon.

Eric Lamont Graham, 37, was convicted in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court.

Judge Lori Hamilton sentenced Graham to a minimum of 111 months to a maximum of 146 months in prison.

On July 17, 2017, someone reported that Graham made unauthorized bank transactions at the State Employee’s Credit Union in Salisbury in the amount of $447.40.

Graham was convicted of felony breaking and entering, felony possession of a stolen firearm, and felony attempted breaking and entering, among other charges.

Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook said she appreciates the work of Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Greene and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Cook said her office identified Graham as a repeat offender at an early stage and his sentence was enhanced accordingly.

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