A Dutchess County man is accused of cashing multiple forged checks, totaling over $13,000, at multiple banks across the Hudson Valley.

On Tuesday, New York State Police from Poughkeepsie arrested Timothy Rozelle, 38, of Pine Plains for possession of a forged instrument, grand larceny, felonies, and petit larceny, a misdemeanor.

In August, troopers received a report from a Town of Washington man about forged checks written from his bank account.

An investigation revealed Rozelle deposited and cashed multiple forged checks, totaling around $13,345, at multiple banks in Dutchess County, police say.

Rozelle was remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 property bond.

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