Hamden Police Arrest Man Who Fraudulently Cashed Resident’s Check

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HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Hamden police have arrested the man they say ripped off a Raelin Road resident.  The resident came to the police station on May 11th to report a fraud.  An investigation revealed Jordan Smith was in possession of one of the victim’s checks.  Police say he went to a New Haven supermarket and fraudulently cashed the check for $375.

On January 13th Hamden Police arrested Smith, 28, of 17 University Place in New Haven at Meriden Superior Court. He was charged with Forgery in the 3rd Degree, Larceny in the 6th Degree and Conspiracy. Smith, who was detained on a $25,000.00 bond, was arraigned later in the day.

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