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Catawba County Register Of Deeds Charged With Obtaining Property By False Pretenses
Donna Hicks Spencer
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Catawba County Register of Deeds Charged with Obtaining Property by False Pretenses

55-year-old Donna Hicks Spencer has been indicted on one count each of embezzlement by a local or charitable officer and failure by a register of deeds to discharge duty, along with two counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. She was served with the indictments this morning (December 7) at the Catawba County Detention Facility.

Spencer has been the register of deeds in Catawba County since 2004. The matter is being investigated by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.

Bond for Spencer was set at $9,900, secured. She is not currently listed as an inmate in Catawba County. No court dates are currently listed.