Caregiver Charged With ID Theft, Forgery

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    Victoria Booker is accused of forging checks from a woman she was supposed to be caring for.

    South Windsor police have charged a Hartford woman accused of forging and cashing more than $600 in checks from a Glastonbury woman she was hired to care for.

    South Windsor Police arrested Victoria Booker, 46, of Hartford on an arrest warrant on Thursday.

    Police said Booker’s charges stem from a November 2012 investigation. Booker is accused of forging and cashing $645 checks from a Glastonbury woman who had hired her as a caregiver. 

    Investigators’ obtained an arrest warrant for Booker and served it on Thursday night.

    Police said Booker said she “needed money.”

    She was charged with larceny in the second degree, forgery in the second degree and identity theft in the third degree.

    She was held on $35,000 surety bond and will be presented at Manchester Superior Court later Friday morning.