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Former Fremont town clerk charged with embezzlement

Posted May 15, 2018 6:51 a.m. EDT
Updated May 15, 2018 11:30 a.m. EDT

— The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has charged Fremont's former Town Hall Clerk Martha Jones with one count of embezzlement.

According to WITN, the 46-year-old had her first appearance in court Monday.

The SBI initiated the investigation Sept. 21, 2017 and found that Jones allegedly embezzled $5,000 from the Fremont Town Hall while performing her duties as town clerk.

She was placed in the Wayne County Detention Center on a $1,000 secured bond.