Ex-‘Survivor’ contestant charged including larceny under Virginia

KOROR - OCTOBER 27: Jonny Fairplay, during the first episode of "Survivor: Micronesia - Fans vs. Favorites." (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images)

DANVILLE, Va. — A former”Survivor” contestant was billed in Virginia with grand larceny, police said.

Jonny Fairplay, that while competing on the series in 2003 became famous for orchestrating a lie which his grandma had expired, was charged following a silver necklace and furniture had been shot from a home, the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office said.

The sheriff’s office stated Fairplay’s aunt registered the complaint, based on TV channel WSET. Sheriff’s office officials wouldn’t say who lived in the house, according to the Register & Bee.

Fairplay, 46, and Hall turned themselves in at a magistrate’s office Friday later Danville police served them faked, a police spokesman told the paper.

“I (we) have been charged billed by a relative. I welcome the chance to vindicate myself (and my mom ),” Fairplay composed in a message to The Associated Press on Wednesday afternoon.