MITCHELL COUNTY — A Bakersville woman is arrested and accused of forgery and obtaining property under false pretense.
Karen Bowman Buchanan, age 61, of 92 Buchanan Drive, Bakersville, NC was arrested on June 28, 2016 and charged with:
- 5 Counts Felony Forgery of Endorsement
- 5 Counts Felony Uttering Forged Endorsement
- 5 Counts Felony Obtain Property False Pretense
Buchanan is being held in the Madison County Jail under a $100,000.00 secure bond and is scheduled to appear in court on July 11, 2016.
J. Sparks of the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office was the charging officer.
All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.