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Check Forgers Arrested In Modesto

Modesto Police arrested three women for forgery, vehicle theft and burglary.

Police say 48-year-old Patricia Coke and two other Bay Area women tried to cash a stolen 19-hundred dollar check at Bank of the West on McHenry Ave. yesterday morning. Officers detained the women before they could leave in a stolen car.

Investigators found stolen credits cards, more checks, hotel keys, drug paraphernalia and other stolen property, including a lap top computer and printer used by the trio to forge checks.