Man Stole Checks From Glastonbury Mailbox: Cops

Police have arrested a Manchester man accused of stealing checks from the mailbox of a Glastonbury home and forging them in his own name.

Shane Gilbert, 28, of Manchester, is accused of stealing several checks from the mailbox in November 2014. He has been charged with identity theft in the third degree, nine counts of forgery in the second degree, two counts of larceny fifth degree and seven counts of larceny in the sixth degree.

Police said he forged the stolen checks in his own name for financial gain.

He turned himself in to police on Friday, appeared in court and was not able to post bond, police said.

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