$15,000 in Stolen Blank Checks Cashed

$15,000 in Stolen Blank Checks Cashed

Save Story

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

HYDE PARK, Utah (AP) -- About $15,000 in fraudulent paychecks have been cashed in what police believe is a string of burglaries involving stolen blank checks.

The fraudulent paychecks are from JM Mechanical in Hyde Park, the fourth Cache County business to report stolen blank checks. Three Logan businesses, Pallets of Utah, Ducworks and Bio-West, were burglarized in January and February.

"We believe it's related to the same crimes that were committed in Logan, but right now we have no leads," North Park Police Detective Shawn Bennett said.

Logan Police Detective. Louise Speth said there haven't been any new blank check burglaries reported in Logan since the Feb. 8 incident at Bio-West.

Checks stolen from Pallets of Utah have not been cashed, but Ducworks and Bio-West had a combined loss of $4,500.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics



Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the KSL.com Trending 5.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast