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Easton Police Arrest N.C. Woman for Fraud, Theft

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By Mitra Zolfaghari

EASTON, Md.- Easton police say they have arrested a woman from North Carolina who falsey claimed to represent the Maryland Sheriffs' Association in order to solicit donations.

Kimberly Upright, 48, is charged with theft, theft scheme and fraud and theft under $1000.

Police said management at a Ruby Tuesday's restaurant in Easton called them when Upright showed up and demanded money. She had solicited a donation from the restaurant over the phone and then came to the business to collect, according to police.

Once Upright was taken into custody, investigators said they determined that she had scammed others in an identical manner in Florida.

Following her arrest on the aforementioned charges, Upright was ordered held in the Talbot County Detention Center on $15,000 bond.

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