SOUTH DAYTON, N.Y. (WIVB) - State Police arrested a man they say stole several hundred dollars from a woman's bank account by forging checks.
Troopers were contacted after the victim noticed checks missing from her checkbook, and money missing from her account. State Police conducted a lengthy investigation that included obtaining surveillance footage from a local supermarket before they were able to arrest 22-year-old Michael Ramirez II of South Dayton for the thefts.
Ramirez has been charged with two counts of first degree felony possession of a forged instrument, two counts of first degree identity theft, and two counts of petit larceny.
After being arraigned, he was taken to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of bail.
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