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After One-Month Investigation, Two From Mountain City Arrested on Friday in Boone on Fraud Charges


June 9, 2014. On May 7, 2014, officers with the Boone Police Department were contacted by the Mountain City Tennessee Police Department and requested to assist in investigating a financial transaction card fraud that occurred at multiple locations within the city limits of Boone.

On June 6, officers with the Boone Police Department arrested Tabitha Lynn Black, 27, and Daniel Mitchell Fritz, 32, both from Mountain City, Tenn.  Ms. Black and Mr. Fritz were each charged with three counts of Felony Obtaining Property by False Pretense and three counts of Misdemeanor Financial Card Fraud.

Mr. Fritz was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for Misdemeanor Failure to Return Rental Property.  Both subjects were assigned a court date of July 30, while Ms. Black was placed under a $15,000 secured bond and Mr. Fritz was placed under a $15,500 secured bond.