West Haven woman allegedly stole Westport man’s check
Updated 8:35 am, Thursday, June 15, 2017
WESTPORT — A West Haven woman allegedly stole a check from a man’s mailbox and forged it to deposit into her own account early last year.
Police said a man reported a check to his landscaper placed in his mailbox last February never made it to the landscaper. Westport officers found the check was stolen from the mailbox, forged and cashed into Tiffany Falcone’s account, confirmed by a Feb. 10, 2016 deposit of $1,949.93, according to police.
Police took custody of Falcone June 3 from the Branford Police Department. The 44-year-old resident of Ocean Avenue in West Haven was charged with third-degree forgery and fourth-degree larceny.