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Deputies: Milton man wrote bad checks, fled

Deputies: Milton man wrote bad checks, fled

He faces 5 counts
Deputies: Milton man wrote bad checks, fled
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MILTON — A man who police said forged several checks and tried to escape arrest is facing felony charges after being apprehended Sunday. 

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Stephen Allen Jr., 30, of Rock City Road, was arrested at his home following a brief foot chase and was charged with five counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, Saratoga County sheriff’s deputies said. He was arrested on a warrant.

Deputies said Allen forged several checks at town locations from May 7 through May 9. Investigators believe he may have forged more checks during that time.

Anyone with information about the case was asked to call deputies at 885-6761. 

Allen was arraigned by Milton Town Justice Timothy Brown and was sent to Saratoga County jail without bail, deputies said. He is due back in Town Court on July 18.

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