• Man arrested for fraudulent money order used as bail

    by  • September 17, 2013 • News

    An alleged altered or falsified money order used for bail has landed a 20-year-old Kinmundy man in the Marion County Jail. arrested

    According to deputy’s reports, Trenton Pearson has been arrested for allegedly using a $950 money order to bond himself out of jail following an arrest on an outstanding warrant stemming from a Marion County driving under the influence case.

    The money order company informed sheriff’s investigators had no money order matching the number on the one Pearson posted as bond and the company listed as having issued the money order said they do not use money orders as payment.

    Pearson reportedly told investigators he was given the money order as payment for a secret shopper program.

    The initial DUI warrant was issued in June, after Pearson failed to appear in court on a May DUI.