NORTHFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio (WOIO) - Police in Northfield Village have taken the unusual step of issuing a warning to residents regarding a recent release from jail.
Sharlene Wagner was arrested and charged with stealing from an 87-year-old woman in April 2019.
The victim filed a police report on April 30, which alleged two of the personal checks she issued to her landscaper were altered prior to being deposited.
One of the checks was a “Happy Easter” gift for $50, which was altered to $550.
Detectives charged Wagner with theft, forgery and telecommunications fraud.
She was being held in the Macedonia City Jail on a $20,000 bond, but has seen been released.