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A Bovina man faces several dozen charges after checks were stolen from a home and forged for payments at Pindars Corners and Margaretville branches of the Delaware national Bank of Delhi. 

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Delaware County Sheriff’s officials say they got a complaint on September 4 about a number of checks stolen from a home on Bovina.  The investigation took authorities to the banks where the stolen checks had been forged and presented for payment between mid-August and September 1. 

September 22, 21-year-old Sean Gillespie was arrested on 54 counts: one felony count of grand larceny and 18 misdemeanor counts EACH of criminal possession of a forged instrument, criminal possession of stolen property and offering a false instrument for filing. 

Gillespie is accused of stealing nearly $4,000 as a result of allegedly presenting the stolen and forged checks to the bank. 

He was released on his own recognizance pending appearance in Town of Delhi Court at a later date.  

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