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Justice Police Department
Thursday July 21st, 2011 :: 01:06 p.m. CDT


Hospitilized Victim's Checks Forged by Friend

On 06 Nov 10, the victim reported that while hospitilized, he gave the key to his residence to a friend to watch over the home. During this period of time, the friend forged two of the victim's personal checks totaling $806.00. The friend, Benjamin Salas, 30 years of age of Chicago, admitted to the victim's sister that he had forged and cashed the checks but he intended on paying the victim back. On 11 Jul 11, Salas was arrested and he submitted a written statement admitting to the forgery. He was later charged with forgery.

Justice Police Department
7800 Archer Road
Justice, IL 60458

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