Arrested Stemming 2017 Forgery Cases

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On 04/29/2018, a David Johnson, 44 of Dover, DE, was arrested on Forgery, Bad Check, and Theft charges stemming from investigations that occurred in July and August of 2017.

The first incident was reported on 07/20/2018 and it occurred at One Stop Market located at 910 N Walnut St. Milford, Kent County, DE. Management advised officers that Johnson responded to the store on 07/10/2017 and cashed a check written out to him and received U.S. Currency for the check. During the transaction, Johnson provided a photo ID. Management advised that the check had been returned to them from their bank as a fraudulent check and now the company was at a loss for the U.S. Currency that they gave to Johnson. Officers obtained a warrant for Johnson reference to this case.

The second incident was reported on 08/28/2017 and it occurred at the United Check Cashing Store, located at 662 N DuPont Blvd. Milford, Kent County, DE. Management advised officers that Johnson responded to the store on 07/10/2017 and cashed a check written out to him and received U.S. Currency for the check. During the transaction Johnson provided his photo ID. Management was now reporting a loss for the U.S. Currency that they gave to Johnson. Management advised that the check was returned to them from their bank as fraudulent. Officers obtained a warrant for Johnson reference to this case.

On 04/29/2018, Johnson was charged with two counts of Forgery 2nd Degree, two counts of Issuing a Bad Check Under $1500, and one count of Theft By False Pretense Under $1500. It was also learned that Johnson had an active capias out of New Castle County Family Court. Johnson had a presentment through Justice of the Peace Court 3 and was committed to the Department of Corrections on $500.00 USC secured bail reference one of the above cases and $100.00 USC secured bail reference to the court capias. He received an unsecured bail in reference to one of the above cases. He was ordered to appear in the Court of Common Pleas for a Preliminary Hearing at a later date reference to the new cases and to New Castle County Family Court reference to the capias.

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