Cops: Yorktown Woman Stole, Forged Personal Check

A 48-year-old Yorktown woman is due in court later this month to answer charges that she forged a personal check belonging to another resident, police said. 

Joanne M. Youngs was arrested on Jan. 7 and charged with second-degree forgery, a felony; and petty larceny, a misdemeanor. 

Police said investigation revealed that Youngs had stolen a personal check from a Ferncrest Road resident on Dec. 17 and forged it. Police did not give any further details about the forgery. 

The woman was served with a temporary order of protection and released without bail. She was scheduled to appear in Yorktown Town Court on Jan. 28. 

Editor's Note: The information was provided by the Yorktown Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. 


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