GRAND LARCENY - POTSDAM - A Potsdam-area teenager has been jailed after she allegedly stole $600 in cash and wrote four checks totaling $2,500 on stolen checks in mid-May and early June.
St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies charged Kayla M. OBrien, 18, of state Route 345, Potsdam, with one felony count of third-degree grand larceny and four misdemeanor counts of third-degree forgery.
OBrien allegedly stole $600 in cash and four blank checks from a family members residence. She then allegedly forged a family members name and cashed the four checks in the town of Waddington to gain $2,500.
She was arraigned by Waddington Town Justice Lawrence Sears and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $6,000 cash or $12,000 bond.