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Jones County teen in custody for felony fraud charges

This teen is wanted on felony fraud charges in Jones County. Source: JCSD This teen is wanted on felony fraud charges in Jones County. Source: JCSD
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A 19-year-old Jones County girl is now in custody by the Richton Police Department. 

According to Jones County Sheriff's deputies, Destiny Lampley was wanted for writing fraudulent checks to purchase vehicles on two different occasions. 

On July 16, Lampley allegedly took possession of a vehicle at a used car dealership in Moselle.According to a news release from the sheriff, Lampley wrote a bad check for $4,500. The victim was able to get the car back in Petal, but Lampley was not with the vehicle. 

On July 19 Lampley allegedly visited another dealership in Jones County where she took possession of a vehicle for $6,835. 

The victim was able to get in contact with Lampley and locate the car in Richton. 

Jones County Sheriff’s Investigators issued two warrants for Lampley’s arrest for felony false pretense. 

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