Fremont Town Clerk Charged with Embezzlement


FREMONT – The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation charged Fremont Town Hall Clerk Martha Jones, 46, with one count of embezzlement May 11, and her first appearance in court was today.

The SBI initiated the investigation Sept. 21, 2017 and found that Jones allegedly embezzled $5,000 from the Fremont Town Hall while performing her duties as town clerk. She was placed in the Wayne County Detention Center on a $1,000 secured bond.