Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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January 6, 2014

Forgery, theft charges filed

CROSSVILLE — Charges of theft and forgery have been placed against a Cumberland County man who allegedly stole personal checks and forged and cashed them for thousands of dollars.

Casey Lee Rather, 36, 375 Woodland Circle, was arrested Dec. 27 at a residence on Harper Lane and served with two counts of theft of less than $10,000 and two counts of forgery.

The incident reportedly occurred on Oct. 4 when personal checks were stolen, and then forged in the amount of $3,000 and $2,500.

Bond was set at $6,500 and a court hearing set for Jan. 6.

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