Tyler Story, 25, of Anniston, was already in Calhoun County Jail on other charges when he was arrested on an additional two from the Anniston Police Department, Anniston police Capt. Allen George said.
According to a police report, on Aug. 13 or 14 a home on the 700 block of Jefferson Avenue was burglarized when the owner was not home.
When the 60-year-old victim arrived home on Aug. 14, she discovered her laptop, iPad, money, costume jewelry and a blank check were missing, George said. The report did not mention how access was gained to the victim’s home, but there was no forced entry, George said.
On Aug. 16 the victim was notified that someone was trying to cash the stolen check at Noble Bank in Anniston, the captain said. George said the victim notified police, who were able to identify the suspect because he provided his identification to the teller when he tried to cash the check. Police compared Story’s photo I.D. to the bank’s security footage and issued a warrant for his arrest, George said.
Story was arrested on a third-degree burglary charge and a second-degree possession of a forged instrument charge, both felonies, according to a police report.
Story’s bonds have been set at $15,000 for the burglary charge and $7,500 for the forged instrument charge. His court date is set for Oct. 7.
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