Norwalk Man Charged In Forgery Of Family Member's Checks

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NORWALK, Conn. – A Norwalk man was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 1, on charges that he forged a family member’s checks, according to police reports.

The victim first reported the theft and forgery of a series of checks in December, after receiving notifications from the bank. Investigators found that four unauthorized checks, with a total value of $360, were written between Dec. 11 and Dec. 14, police said.

The victim also identified Andrew Santangelo, 19, of Newtown Avenue as the possible suspect, according to police report. Santangelo turned himself in at Norwalk Police headquarters Wednesday after learning of a warrant for his arrest.

Santangelo was charged with four counts each of third-degree forgery and sixth-degree larceny. He was released after posting a $2,000 bond, and is due in court on Jan. 10.

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