From Staff Reports
SOMERSET, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police recently filed charges against George W. Smith, 34, of Garrett with multiple counts of bad checks and theft by deception for 12 checks that he wrote to various area merchants totalling $6,732.
Smith purchased items including tires, a computer, chainsaw and television and then allegedly sold them for cash. He also bought food and other merchandise.
The checks were written during a four-week period in February and March.