Women Sentenced For Cashing In Lottery Ticket Stolen In New Bern

Authorities say Chelsea Hodges and Kanesha Blango tried to cash in several stolen winning tickets at convenience stores on Highway 55 between New Bern and Oriental.

The tickets were stolen from Grady and Grady Insurance in New Bern in August of 2012.

The two women faced a felony charge for each ticket they cashed in.
Both were given suspended sentences and will have to pay restitution.