Four charged with stealing, altering, cashing personal checks

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LANCASTER, PA., – Police in Lancaster County charge four people with allegedly stealing numerous personal checks from mailboxes, altering them and then cashing the checks at banks in Manheim Township.

Jordan M. Pilsitz, 29 of North 2nd Street, Harrisburg, was charged with four counts each of Forgery, Criminal Conspiracy, and Theft by Deception, after he cashed four altered checks between December 30, 2014 and January 6, 2015. Total loss $3,028.

Jason D. Price, 29,  of Street Road, Kirkwood, Lancaster County, was charged with one count each of Forgery, Conspiracy, and Attempted Theft by Deception after he attempted to cash an altered check on February 4, 2015, in the amount of $1,421.

Richard T. Newell, 46, of South Queen Street, Lancaster, was charged with two counts each of Forgery, Conspiracy, and Attempted Theft by Deception, after he attempted to cash altered checks on February 20, 2015, in the amount of $2,430.

Alicia A. Coleman, 36, of North 3rd Street, Columbia, was charged with one count each of Forgery, Conspiracy, and Theft by Deception after she cashed an altered check on March 25, 2015, in the amount of $1,322.