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Jeremias Cruz Garcia
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Suspect Indicted On ID Theft, Fraudulent ID Charges

23-year-old Jeremias Cruz Garcia of Roper Street in Morganton was arrested Tuesday (April 30) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged on a true bill of indictment with felony identity theft along with two misdemeanor counts of possession or manufacture of fraudulent identification. The charges are from warrants dated March 6, 2024. Garcia was taken into custody at his residence shortly after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and brought to the Burke County Jail under a $1,000 secured bond. A Superior Court date is set for May 28.