Three Greenville teens arrested on fraud charges

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Jacqueline Barr, Nyja Hemby and Kei’mani Evans-Nelson (Pitt County Sheriff’s Office photos)

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Three Greenville teens were arrested on fraud charges, according to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.

On June 15, deputies took a report of fraudulent purchases stemming from a stolen debit card.  The victim reported that a total of approximately $12,000 had been stolen from her bank account during a one-month period.

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On Tuesday, detectives arrested Jacqueline Carrie Barr, 19, Nyja Lashay Hemby, 19, both of Greenville. On Wednesday, Kei’mani Lai’jai Evans-Nelson, 20, of Greenville, was also arrested.

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Barr was booked into the Pitt County Detention Center for:

  • Obtaining Property by False Pretense (50 Counts)
  • Identity Theft (48 Counts)
  • Felony Conspiracy (6 Counts)
  • Financial Card Theft
  • Financial Card Fraud
  • Attempted Financial Card Fraud
  • Attempted Obtaining Property by False Pretense
  • Violation of Release Condition (2 Counts)

Hemby was charged with the following:

  • Obtaining Property by False Pretense
  • Identity Theft
  • Felony Conspiracy (3 Counts)
  • Attempted Financial Card Fraud

Evans-Nelson was charged with:

  • Obtaining Property by False Pretense (7 Counts)
  • Identity Theft (6 Counts)
  • Felony Conspiracy (3 Counts)
  • Financial Card Fraud

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A $150,000 secured bond was set for Barr for the financial crimes and an $80,000 secured bond was set for violating release conditions, for a total of $230,000 secured. Hemby was booked at the Pitt County Detention Center and was released under a $15,000 secured bond. Evans-Nelson was placed in the detention center under a $50,000 secured bond.

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