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Fayetteville Woman Charged And Arrested For Stolen Credit & Debit Cards

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FAYETTEVILLE, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – A Fayette County woman is in jail for allegedly using a stolen debit card.

Early Friday morning, arrest warrants were executed on Amanda Star Bowyer, 34, Fayetteville for multiple felony counts stemming from an investigation involving a stolen Credit/Debit card. Bowyer is accused of stealing the card from an immediate family member’s home and making multiple unauthorized transactions totaling several hundred dollars.

Bowyer is facing five felony counts of Computer Fraud, and five felony counts of Fraudulent Use of an Access Device. Her bond was set at $25,000.00 by the Fayette County Magistrate’s Office.

“Stealing from family is very tragic, but is also very common,” says Sheriff Fridley. “Sometimes tough love is the better option rather than ignoring the problem and enabling bad habits”.

If you have any information regarding this incident or any other crimes, contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590, or through our Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP. This incident remains under investigation by Deputy A.K. Keenan of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.



Tyler Barker

Tyler is the Chief Meteorologist & Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. You can find him weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm on WOAY-TV. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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