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Man Arrested for Cashing Counterfeit Checks

June 20, 2014
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Edwards mugshot

Arrested:
William T. Edwards, 29
1900 block of Park Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Charges:
Forgery
Access Device Fraud
Theft by Deception

In May 2014, William Edwards cashed two checks for a total of $2,160.10 at a financial institution in Upper Allen Township. Both of these checks were fraudulent and not associated with a legitimate account. Police obtained an arrest warrant for Edwards and on June 20, 2014, Edwards was taken into custody and transferred to Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled in front of Magisterial District Judge Martin at a later date.