New Canaan Woman Charged with Forgery


Police arrested a 24-year-old Hill Street woman by warrant on forgery and others charges in connection with an investigation that dates back to April.

Two New Canaan men in April accused the woman and a boyfriend of stealing cash and checks while staying in their home, according to police. The woman’s boyfriend had already been arrested, according to a police report, and on Monday she herself was taken into custody at Bridgeport Hospital.

Police said that on or about April 7, the roommates reported that a mutual friend had come to stay temporarily at their home. Soon after, one of the roommates noticed $300 in cash missing from his room, and when confronted the woman guest told them she didn’t take it, according to a police report. After that, the roommate started noticing unusual activity in his bank account. Specifically, he had a $100 check pending that he didn’t write, and noticed that a total of five checks had been written in his name. In all, between the roommates, $530 in checks had been written to the same people.

Police charged the woman with third-degree forgery, conspiracy to commit larceny and sixth-degree larceny on one warrant, and third-degree forgery and conspiracy to commit larceny on another. She was released on $1,000 bond and scheduled to appear Sept. 13 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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