Madison Woman Arrested for Passing Fradulent Checks, Fictitious Letter While Attempting to Buy House
Monday, February 11, 2013 • 9:13am
On Feb. 7 at approximately 1:30 p.m., Detective Kenneth Shannon arrested 36-year-old Melissa Cowan of Madison . Following a month long investigation, Shannon determined that Cowan allegedly produced and uttered two fraudulent checks and a fictitious letter during the process of attempting to purchase a new home. Cowan was charged with three counts of forgery, three counts of uttering, and two counts of bad checks. She was released on her own recognizance pending a court appearance.
The following are some of the calls for service that the Madison Police Department handled during the past week: 9 Motor Vehicle Crashes, 24 Medical Calls, and 2 Assist Citizen Calls.
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