Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have identified a suspect in a Financial Card Theft and Fraud Investigation.
It was originally reported that Sheriff’s Investigators needed help in identifying and locating two individuals who used stolen cards to make fraudulent purchases from local stores. The second suspect is no longer a person of interest and has been cleared. The first suspect has been identified as 23-year-old Amberia Magnolia Sears. Warrants have been issued for her arrest.
The original media release is attached below.
This is an ongoing investigation. If anyone has any information, or knows the whereabouts of Amberia Magnolia Sears, please contact Investigator Sgt. Jean Lebeuf at (478) 803-2560, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
*Original Media Release
August 31, 2021
Asking for the Public’s Assistance in Identifying and Locating Financial Transaction Card Theft and Fraud Suspects
The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in helping identify two individuals in connection to Financial Card Theft and Fraud, that occurred on August 22, 2021.
It was reported that two individuals used stolen debit cards to make fraudulent purchases at several stores located at the Macon Mall, Shoppes at River Crossing, and other locations. The first suspect is described as a heavy-set black female wearing a light-colored Nike t-shirt, a blue and white bonnet hair covering, light blue face mask, and black pants. The second suspect is described as a black female with dark hair, wearing a black halter-top shirt, blue and white tights, royal blue socks with black Nike slides.
Video surveillance pictures of the suspects are attached to this media release.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information on the identity or the whereabouts of these individuals, please contact Investigator Sgt. Jean Lebeuf at (478) 803-2560, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.