Battleboro man charged with insurance fraud in staged crash

Jun 2, 2021

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Delassio McKinnon, 23, of 6772 Mill Pond Road, Battleboro. McKinnon was charged with two counts of insurance fraud, obtaining property by false pretense and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, all felonies.

Special agents with the Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division accuse McKinnon of receiving $4,311.06 from Geico Indemnity Insurance Co. after filing a claim for damage to someone else’s vehicle that was involved in a staged crash.

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