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Meaghan Leigh Derby
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Woman Jailed In Catawba County On String Of Charges

38-year-old Meaghan Leigh Derby of Helens Way in Denver, N.C. was arrested Sunday (January 8) by Probation and Parole Officers. She’s charged with felony forgery of an instrument and misdemeanor counts of second-degree trespass, first-degree trespass, larceny, possession of stolen goods or property, and probation violation out of county. Derby is also charged with failure to appear on felony counts of failure to return hired motor vehicle, obtaining property by false pretense, forgery of an instrument, and identity theft along with a misdemeanor count of larceny by changing price tag.

Derby was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $33,623 bond. District Court dates were scheduled today (January 9), Tuesday (January 10), and January 20. A Superior Court appearance is set for February 6.