$50,000 in company checks recovered just after police arrest 2 for mail thefts

JENISON, MI — Police arrested two out-of-condition gentlemen early Dec. 3 and recovered far more than $50,000 in stolen company checks believed linked to modern mail thefts.

Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies explained that anyone termed 911 about 3:50 a.m. Dec. 3 to report a suspicious motor vehicle at a small business in the 1200 block of Rosewood Avenue.

Deputies arrived to obtain a significant volume of opened mail in the area. Police before long after located a vehicle they believed was involved and made a traffic end.

They recovered a lot of company checks allegedly taken from 4 diverse small business mailboxes.

Both adult males had been taken to the Ottawa County Jail.

Ahmad Malone, 29, of Waukegan, Illinois, has been billed with obtaining and concealing stolen assets worth far more than $20,000. The other man, of Merrillville, Indiana, is envisioned to encounter the identical cost.

Law enforcement are investigating no matter if the mail thefts are linked to past mail thefts documented across Ottawa County over the previous a number of months.

Law enforcement said that, in the previous couple months, deputies have responded to just about one particular hundred grievances of mail larcenies and check fraud grievances associated to stolen checks.

Various people today have been arrested for cashing fraudulent checks so significantly.

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