01 - 23 - 2014 Beaver Springs woman jailed for passing counterfeit checks
[DI] - A Beaver Springs woman was jailed yesterday for allegedly purchasing $700 in merchandise from several Snyder Co. stores using counterfeit checks. Selinsgrove state police say that 31-y/o Jessica Carol Walter is accused of using seven fake American Express Travelers checks at 2 stores between Sept. 24 and 26. An M&T Bank employee contacted police to report counterfeit checks being used at area businesses. Police were able to trace the checks to Walter, who had provided her driverâs license to a store clerk who had asked for ID when she used one of the fake checks to make a purchase. She was arraigned on felony forgery and theft by deception charges and sent to the Snyder Co. Jail on $35,000 bail.