Beatrice Man Arrested for Stealing, Forging Checks
BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) —
Authorities say a 33-year-old Beatrice man has been charged with forging
checks that he stole from his landlord.
According to the Beatrice Daily Sun, Justin Stewart was arrested after talking to Beatrice Police investigators earlier this week.
documents say Stewart is suspected of taking checks he found stored in a
house he was renting. He would then forge signatures on the checks so
he could buy videogame equipment that he'd later sell for cash. The
documents say Stewart told investigators that he used the money to buy
Gage County Jail records say Stewart remained in custody on Wednesday. Online court records don't list the name of his attorney.