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Newton Woman Arrested On Fugitive Warrant From Tennessee
Miranda Marie Benfield
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Newton Woman Arrested on Fugitive Warrant from Tennessee

33-year-old Miranda Marie Benfield of Vision Drive in Newton was arrested by Newton Police yesterday (March 8) on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state.

Benfield is wanted by the Carter Co. Sheriff’s Office in Elizabethton, Tennessee for aggravated burglary, failure to appear, and a probation violation. She is on probation following a conviction on schedule II drug charges.

Following her arrest, Benfield was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $50,000 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.