19 April 2019
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Scio woman charged with possession of forged checks

On April 15, 2019, SP Amity Troopers arrested Beth A. Wightman, 29, of Scio, NY for Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree.

Troopers investigated a complaint reported by parties alleging Wightman had stolen checks from them in the town of Amity, then used the forged checks to withdraw money from their account. The investigation revealed Wightman had cashed two forged checks.

Wightman was arrested and arraigned in Amity Town Court. She was remanded to the Allegany County Jail in lieu of $1,500 bail or $3,000 bond. She is scheduled to reappear in Amity Town Court in May.

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