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May 21, 2013

Rivesville woman charged with felony forgery and uttering

FAIRMONT — A Marion County woman was arrested Saturday by Rivesville police on felony forgery, uttering and embezzlement charges.

According to the criminal complaint filed at the Marion County Magistrate Court, Amy Lynn Walter, 32, of Route 1, Box 218B, Rivesville, was charged with writing checks and withdrawing money from an account that wasn’t hers.

Her husband allegedly told police she had purchased 10 hydrocodone pills for $100 from an individual at a convenience store in Rivesville.

Police discovered she was writing checks on a checking account that was in her husband’s name, and also signing his name and her name to the checks. She was also taking money from an ATM owned by the convenience store. Her husband told police she did not have access to the account, and did not have permission to access the account or write checks on the account.

Conviction of uttering is one to 10 years in prison; embezzlement, up to 10 years in prison; and forgery, one to 10 years in prison.

Bond was set at $99,000 ($33,000 for each charge), cash or surety.

• A Fairmont man was arrested by Fairmont State campus police on May 14 on breaking and entering charges.

According to the criminal complaint filed at Marion County Magistrate Court, Bryan Edmund Dychtwald, 44, of 1110 Alexander Place, Fairmont, allegedly stole a computer belonging to the university.

 

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