A Pinehurst woman was arrested for fraud Wednesday. Deputies arrested Donna Shearer Short, 49, said the Moore County Sheriff’s Office.

Short was charged with obtaining property by false pretense.  The sheriff’s office said the alleged crime was committed in Carthage.

Short was placed in the Moore County Detention Center under a $5,000 bond.  The suspect has an August 14 court date.

All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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