A 38-year-old woman is facing two felony charges after state police say she forged a woman's signature and cashed a check at a Dutchess bank totaling more than $1,100.
Troopers responded to a complaint of a stolen check in Chelsea Cove in the Town of Beekman. An investigation determined that Daria E. Murtagh of Poughkeepsie fraudulently forged the complaint’s signature and then cashed the check totaling $1,100.75 at Wells Fargo Bank in Poughkeepsie, police said.
Murtagh was charged with second-degree forgery, a Class D felony and fourth-degree grand larceny, a Class E felony.
Murtagh was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Beekman Justice Court on Nov. 9.
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.