FORGED INSTRUMENT - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged Brynn L. Dickerson, 23, of 286 Lacomb Road, Norfolk, with eight felony counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
She was arraigned by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and released under the supervision of the probation department at the recommendation of St. Lawrence County Assistant District Attorney A. Michael Gebo with a stipulation she undergo an alcohol and substance abuse evaluation.
She allegedly signed the signature of her father, Shawn Dickerson, written on his business account, Dickerson Transmission and Auto Repair, on eight checks ranging from $100 to $150 between May 8 and May 30. Mr. Dickerson told troopers the checks had been taken without his permission. The forged checks totaled &890.
Court records indicated family members were concerned that Ms. Dickerson had a substance abuse issue with pills. Ms. Dickerson acknowledged the proceeds from one of the cashed checks had been used to purchase 1 1/2 Special K pills, the street name for ketamine hydrochloride.