Police Release Details in Arrest of Three Brookville Residents for Check Forgery

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – According to Brookville Borough Police, three Brookville individuals have been arrested for forgery and related charges from two incidents that occurred in January.

Police say 20-year-old Kristy L. Troutman, 19-year-old Alex N. Kiesling, and 23-year-old Jesse D. Collier, all of Brookville, are being charged with forgery, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, bad checks, and possession of instruments of crimes, criminal attempt, and criminal conspiracy.

It is alleged that in January, the three conspired and stole a personal checkbook from a 40-year-old man from Main Street, in Brookville, according to police.

They allegedly conspired and forged the signature of the victim and attempted to use a check to make a purchase at Walmart in DuBois, police say.

On a separate occurrence, another check was used and an HP laptop computer was purchased along with an extended service agreement also at Walmart in DuBois, according to police.

The amount of the forged check was for $475.94; and the check for the computer was $463.22.

Brookville Police were assisted by the Walmart Asset Management Personnel, Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, and the Pennsylvania State Police in Punxsutawney.

All three people are in the Jefferson County Jail awaiting court action.

The above report was released to exploreClarion on February 18, 2013.


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