MONTEREY CO. — A 22-year-old caregiver was arrested Saturday afternoon on suspicion of forging and cashing over $2,200 in checks belonging to a 70-year-old woman in Monterey County, according to deputies.
An elderly Pebble Beach resident reported to deputies that $2,245 worth of personal checks had been stolen from her home, forged with her signature and cashed, deputies said.
Monterey County sheriff’s deputies investigated the incident and subsequently arrested Seaside resident Javier Vazquez Arango at about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday in the 1200 block of Aguajito Road in Monterey.
Arango was arrested for forgery, elder abuse, grand theft and probation violation, according to deputies.
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