Bibb deputies say woman tried to cash stolen, altered $9,000 check

Deputies arrest 33-year-old Katherine Redman after responding to Cadence Bank on Forsyth Road, Wednesday.

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Macon woman is facing theft and forgery charges after deputies say she tried to cash a stolen and altered check.

Deputies arrest 33-year-old Katherine Redman after responding to Cadence Bank on Forsyth Road, Wednesday.

According to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release, Redman tried to cash a check that was reported stolen from a veterinarian’s office mailbox. Deputies says Redman altered the check to the amount of $9,659.50.

Bank employees contacted the business owner and the Sheriff’s Office. Redman was taken in for questioning and later arrested.

She is charged with Forgery, Theft by Receiving Stolen Property-Felony, and Negotiating Checks- Knowing Information is in Error or Fictitious.

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