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NC woman reported missing in Myrtle Beach surrenders

Posted July 10

— A Gaston County woman reported missing in South Carolina has turned herself in to police in Charlotte.

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, spokesman Pat Dowling said that 42-year-old Amy Arrington of Lowell turned herself in Wednesday night.

Arrington was reported by her husband as a possible drowning victim at the South Carolina beach Saturday.

Investigators think the couple made up the story so she could avoid a court appearance in Charlotte this week on forgery and identity theft charges.

Court records show she was booked into the Mecklenburg County jail as Amy Lynette Robinson. The name Amy Arrington is listed as an alias. It was not clear if she has an attorney.

A judge had issued a warrant for her arrest when she failed to show up in court Monday.

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  • landonsgrampa Jul 10, 1:56 p.m.

    At least she's not dead.

    It was just too coincidental her going missing the day before... View More

    — Posted by scubagirl2

    Yes, not dead, but still a fraud.

    — Posted by jhilfiker2001

    So, would you rather her be dead just because she's a fraud? Is THAT what you're saying?

    — Posted by Super Hans

    I wouldn't lose more than 3 seconds of sleep if she was.

  • didisaythat Jul 10, 1:49 p.m.

    Who actually thought this was a legitimate missing person report? Other than the ones that always say "innocent until proven guilty" crowd. They live in La La Land, where

  • Obamacare for America Jul 10, 1:35 p.m.

    You can't put a price tag on a couple of extra beach days. I hope she enjoyed herself.

  • happy4ver Jul 10, 1:24 p.m.

    Her charges wasn't even that serious to fake her own death!

    — Posted by Tarheel Takeover

    it is the fact she will be charged as a habitual felon, 5 year min. sentence.

  • Tarheel Takeover Jul 10, 1:01 p.m.

    Her charges wasn't even that serious to fake her own death!

  • horsepower Jul 10, 12:19 p.m.

    Since I can't say "she's stupid" on here, I will say she's old enough to know that wasn't going to work out.

  • Ijaz Fahted Jul 10, 12:15 p.m.

    At least she's not dead.

    It was just too coincidental her going missing the day before... View More

    — Posted by scubagirl2

    Yes, not dead, but still a fraud.

    — Posted by jhilfiker2001

    never said she WASN'T a fraud, just that she wasn't dead and I said THAT from the very... View More

    — Posted by scubagirl2

    I took that response as a zing to the accused, not a dig at you. Lighten up.

  • cinnamon16 Jul 10, 12:08 p.m.

    If you are man (woman) enough to commit a crime be man (woman) enough to take the punishment.

  • Super Hans Jul 10, 11:55 a.m.

    At least she's not dead.

    It was just too coincidental her going missing the day before... View More

    — Posted by scubagirl2

    Yes, not dead, but still a fraud.

    — Posted by jhilfiker2001

    So, would you rather her be dead just because she's a fraud? Is THAT what you're saying?

  • scubagirl2 Jul 10, 11:48 a.m.

    At least she's not dead.

    It was just too coincidental her going missing the day before... View More

    — Posted by scubagirl2

    Yes, not dead, but still a fraud.

    — Posted by jhilfiker2001

    never said she WASN'T a fraud, just that she wasn't dead and I said THAT from the very beginning....just so ya know.

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