Man forged checks stealing $5,000 from South Windsor business

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SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) — Police arrested a Middletown man on Wednesday on identity theft and larceny charges, for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from a South Windsor business.

According to South Windsor police, 65 year-old David Burch forged two checks back in March, and cashed them for $5,000 on account of a business on Edwin Road.

Officers obtained bank surveillance records and identified Burch as the suspect, police said.

Police arrested Burch at Manchester Superior Court, where he was being held on other charges. Burch was charged with third degree identity theft and third degree larceny. He was arraigned later Wednesday morning.

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