SANTA CLARA — A 25-year-old woman was arrested on charges of theft and forgery after she admitted to taking a family member’s checkbook.
Santa Clara-Ivins Police arrested Saryssa Breann Sagendorf, of St. George, after she admitted in an interview to writing and signing six checks from the account holder’s checkbook.
“She wrote a total of six different checks to various people to cash for her,” Santa Clara-Ivins Offier JD Shafer wrote in the probable cause statement supporting the arrest. “Two of the checks did not go through but four of them were cashed and money was obtained to a total of $880.”
Sagendorf was charged with six counts of forgery, all third-degree felonies; and five counts of theft, all class B misdemeanors. She was booked into the Purgatory Correctional Facility where she remains with bail set at $33,400.
Persons arrested or charged are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact.
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