38-year-old Michael Steven Goins was arrested last Thursday (July 29) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense and forgery of an instrument. Goins was arrested just before 11:30 a.m. last Thursday at an address on Carbon City Road in Morganton. He was placed in jail under $10,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (August 3). A District Court appearance is scheduled for August 20.