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Three people arrested, face 72 felony counts, in Pitt and Craven Co. check fraud case

VANCEBORO, N.C. (WNCT) - Three people were arrested in Craven County after a several week investigation by the Vanceboro Police Department.

Over the past few weeks, the police department became aware of check fraud. After investigating, the case lead to other jurisdictions within Pitt and Craven County where checks had been created and cashed. 

On Saturday, Vanceboro Police said the case generated 72 felonies and several misdemeanors, with more possible charges from other agencies coming.

18-year-old Miasia La Trice Roberson of Vandemere, 36-year-old Latron Denise Allen of New Bern, and 20-year-old Nastassja Queeenea-Christava Green of Vanceboro were all arrested in the case.

Below are the charges each face:

Miasia La Trice Roberson:

(F) Identity Theft
(F) Attempt to obtain property by false pretense
(F) Attempt uttering of forged endorsement 
2-(F) Forgery endorsement 
2-(F) Forgery of instrument
(F) Possession of counterfeit instrument 
$39,000.00 secure bond

Latron Denise Allen:

8-(F) Forgery of Endorsement 
4-(F) Uttering Forged Instrument 
4-(F) Obtaining property by false pretense
12-(F) Conspiracy 
(F) Posses counterfeit instrument 
4-(F) Aid and abet forgery 
$50,000.00 secure bond

Nastassja Queeenea-Christava Green:

3-(F) Forgery of Instrument
3-(F) Uttering Forged Endorsement 
3-(F) Forgery of Endorsement
3-(F) Obtaining Property by False Pretenses 
9-(F) Conspiracy 
3-(F) Possess Counterfeit Instrument 
(F) Aid and Abet Forge
Released on written promise

In a release, the Vanceboro Police Department thanked the Craven County Sheriff’s Office, Havelock PD, Ayden PD, New Bern PD, NCDPS Probation and the Craven County District Attorney’s Office for their help.


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