Sheriff Fields announces the arrest of Cameron woman for Financial Card Theft and Larceny Charges.
On March 24th, 2019, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a credit card being stolen from a residence in the Vass area of Moore County.
The credit card was used at multiple locations after it was stolen. During the investigation into the theft, Detectives found that a person hired to clean the home had stolen the card and used it at locations in and around Lee County. The person hired to clean the home was identified as Jessica Pilson Lawton. Warrants for arrest were obtained on Lawton for the theft.
On March 29th, 2019, Detectives arrested Jessica Pilson Lawton, 47, of Cameron, North Carolina. Lawton was charged in the case with one count of Felony Financial Card Theft and one count of Misdemeanor Larceny.
Lawton was confined to the Moore County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond and is first scheduled to appear in District Court on April 10th, 2019. Additional charges on Lawton are pending.
Anyone with information regarding this case or any other case is asked to contact the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip Line at 910-947-4444