Easton Police Arrest Woman Who Forged Checks

Easton Police news, June 5 through June 11.


On Tuesday, June 5 at 5:15 p.m., a 24-year-old Bridgeport woman, in the custody of the New Canaan Police Department, was turned over to Easton Police after it was revealed the department had a warrant for her arrest.

According to police, a resident complained in November 2011 that two checks totalling $340 had cleared the bank which he did not write. Investigation led to securing a warrant for the arrest of Abigail Palmer.

Palmer was charges with forgery in the third degree and larceny in the sixth degree. She was released on $500 bond and given a June 14 court date. 

Larceny Case Nollied

On Monday, June 11 at 12:50 pm.,  arrested a 19-year-old Fairfield man after conducting an investigation regarding a missing Easton Police Explorer Badge being advertised for sale on the Internet. However, the charge has since been nollied in court.

At the time, he was charged with larceny in the sixth degree and was released on a promise to appear at a June 22 court date. 

According to the department's website, the explorer program "is a career-oriented explorer post in the field of law enforcement for men and women between the ages of 14 and 21. Established in 1999 the post is a division of the Boy Scouts of America and operates under the command and supervision of the Easton Police Department."


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