Local Woman Charged with Felony ID Theft
On June 20, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office received a report of possible financial card fraud. Investigators working the case were able to link the crime to Alicia Brooklyn Jones, 32, of 300 Adolph Taylor Road, Pittsboro. Jones is accused of opening a credit card in the victim’s name in order to fraudulently purchase items from multiple sources, including Walmart.
Jones is charged with two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense, two felony counts of identity theft, one felony count of unlawfully obtaining a credit card, and one count of criminal receipt of goods/services. She was released under a written promise to appear in Chatham County District Court in Pittsboro on October 23.