Two Westfield, PA, men are in Potter County Jail, charged by State Police with a raft of charges, after stealing a checkbook and forging checks to obtain over $500. worth of cash & merchandise.
Blane Michael Hurler, 25, of 113 Potter Brook Road, Westfield, PA, and
Stephon Garrett Ahearn, 21, of 111 Race Street, Westfield, PA, are charged with:
Trooper Chad Savannah of the Coudersport barracks, who made the arrests, said the checks were stolen from within an motor vehicle that was parked at the residence of Rusty R. Houghtaling on Phoenix Run Road, Westfield, PA, between October 7th & 8th, 2012.
The men forged and cashed several checks at Kosa's Kountry Market, Ulysses, PA; Shop & Save in Galeton, PA; and Shop & Save in Coudersport, PA. The individuals obtained cash & goods totaling $507.66 from the checks