Deputies looking for Statesville woman accused of breaking-into business to steal checks


Pictured above: Aimee Blackwelder – Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office


Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Patrol Deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office responded breaking, and entering at a business located in western Iredell County.

When the deputies arrived they learned the suspect had broken into the business, and had stolen several of the businesses checks.

Detectives with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office interviewed the victim, along with witnesses. They learned one of the stolen checks had been cashed at a Bank of America ATM in downtown Statesville.

Detectives were able to obtain a search warrant for ATM video, along with bank records. It was discovered the check was deposited into a personal account. After speaking with the account holder, detectives learned, Aimee Jeanette Blackwelder, was responsible for falsifying the signature, and passing the stolen check.

Warrants were then obtained for Aimee Jeanette Blackwelder for; Felony Breaking and Entering, Felony Larceny after Breaking and Entering, and Felony Uttering a Forged Instrument. Detectives also learned Aimee Blackwelder currently had outstanding warrants for Probation Violations. Numerous attempts have been made to locate Blackwelder, and she is currently entered as a Wanted Person by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Aimee Jeanette Blackwelder please contact the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office at 704-878-3180 or the Iredell County Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340.

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