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Hackettstown man arrested on forgery charges

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Hackettstown man is facing several charges after tried to cash a fraudulent check.

Onni Brito, 31, was charged with third-degree forgery, third-degree uttering forged documents, fourth-degree possession of fraudulent documents and disorderly persons hindering.

On Nov. 12 at around 11:51 a.m., officers responded to Anderson Cash Checking, located at 270 Main St, for a report a man attempting to cash a fraudulent check, police said.

When officers arrived on scene, the officers met with the suspect, who was identified as Brito, police said.

Through a police investigation it was determined that Brito allegedly gave a check in the amount of $532.00 from Langsam Property Service Corp. to Anderson Cash Checking, police said.

Brito was also allegedly in his possession of two other forged checks from the same company in the amounts of $3,400.00 and $532.00, police said.

Brito was charged and lodged in the Warren County Correctional Facility.

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