A Statesville woman is being sought by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office on multiple theft and fraud charges, a news release stated.
Aimee Jeanette Blackwelder, 39, with a listed address of Baker Street, is being sought on felony charges of breaking and entering, larceny and uttering a forged instrument. The release added that she has outstanding warrants for probation violations.
On April 24, patrol deputies responded to a breaking and entering of a business in western Iredell County, Sheriff Darren Campbell said. Deputies arrived and learned the suspect had broken into the business, taking several of its checks, he said.
After interviewing the victim and witnesses, detectives learned a stolen check had been cashed at a Bank of America ATM in downtown Statesville, Campbell said.
A search warrant was obtained for ATM’s video and bank records, which showed the check was deposited into a personal account, a release stated. The account holder, identified in the release as Blackwelder, is suspected of having falsified the signature, passing the stolen check, the release stated/.
Campbell said warrants were obtained for Blackwelder. Multiple attempts have been made to locate Blackwelder and she’s now entered as a wanted person by the sheriff’s office, the release stated.
State records show that Blackwelder has a criminal history involving fraud, possession of drug paraphernalia, DWI, assaulting government officials, post release revocation, resisting an officer and larceny.
Anyone with information of Blackwelder’s location is asked to contact the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office at 704-878-3180 or the Iredell County Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340. Callers to Crime Stoppers do not have to reveal their identity or testify in court and a reward of up to $1,000 is possible.