Theft by Unlawful Taking
Access Device Fraud
In June 2014 Upper Allen Police received information that Micheal Avery was alleged to have stolen and forged checks and illegally used the credit card of another. During the investigation, police found that during the period of August 2013 thru May 2014, Avery forged a total of 96 checks that belonged to a family member. Avery also used a credit card for personal use without authorization. Police obtained an arrest warrant for Avery and he was located in Alabama where he was taken into custody with the assistance of Adamsville (AL) Police. Avery was extradited back to Pennsylvania and was arraigned on the charges on October 28, 2014. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date. Avery remains in Cumberland County Prison.