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Woman accused of forging 17 business checks arrested

Michele Vance (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center) Michele Vance (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
Michele Vance, Source: Conway Police Department Michele Vance, Source: Conway Police Department

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – The Myrtle Beach woman accused of forging 17 checks from her employer over the course of a few months was served 17 warrants on Wednesday by Conway Police, according to a release from the Conway Police Department.

Michele Ann Vance, age 48, was arrested Tuesday night, according to the J. Reuben Long Detention Center website.

Lieutenant Selena Small with the CPD said on Friday, August 28, officers responded to the BB&T downtown Conway for a report of forgery. Officers then started investigating multiple forgeries reported downtown in recent months.

The victim, True Value Hardware, said an employee, Michele Ann Vance, had forged multiple checks and issued them to herself. They said she cashed the checks in her name between June and August of 2015.

Lieutenant Small said the police investigation showed 17 checks were forged in Conway city limits.

Vance is currently being held at J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

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