A 73-year-old woman from Northern Westchester is charged with both damaging a home and forging a check belonging to a victim, police said.
On Thursday, Dec. 15, police began investigating damage caused to a Cortlandt resident's home, as well as the forgery of a check belonging to the same victim, according to state police.
Eventually, Cortlandt resident Bertha Bynes was identified as a suspect and arrested. She is charged with:
- Second-degree forgery;
- Third-degree criminal mischief.
Bynes was arraigned before town of Cortlandt Court and will reappear in front of the court on Monday, Jan. 9.
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