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Woman accused of altering check from Morris County school

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A New York woman has been charged for allegedly altering a check that was written by West Morris Central High School, police said.

According to police, the woman intercepted the check, which was to pay for a sporting event that had taken place in New York, and changed the amount from $350 to $4,800 which was eventually deposited and then withdrawn at a bank in New York, police said.

Detectives were able to follow the check’s path which eventually led to the suspect, police said.

The woman from the Bronx, whose name was not released, was charged on July 7 with third-degree theft and released pending a court appearance, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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