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State Police Issue Alert For Woman Wanted In Area

A photo of the wanted woman.
A photo of the wanted woman. Photo Credit: New York State Police

State Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole over $4,500 by cashing fraudulent checks.

Ophelia Atkins, 28, is wanted in Dutchess County for third-degree grand larceny and criminal possession of a forged instrument after cashing the bogus checks in Wappinger and Poughkeepsie, according to New York State Police. 

She is known to frequent the Newburgh area, stands at 5-foot-6, weighs approximately 135 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. 

Those with information pertaining to Atkin's whereabouts are asked to contact New York State Police in Troop K at (845)-677-7300 or crimetip@troopers.ny.gov.

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