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INCIDENT#:  4662-09
  Updated May 6, 2010. Original incident occurred 6/15/09, Reported 6/24/09, Warrant issued 4/28/10.
  Uttering and Publishing, Check Fraud Complaint
Suspect Information:  Paul Spagnola, 35 year old male out of the Decatur area.

Information:  Sheriff Dale R. Gribler reports that deputies investigated a check fraud complaint in which Spagnola allegedly deposited a total of $10,080 in fraudulent checks into his account at the Shoreline Chemical Bank in Sister Lakes, MI on 6/15/09. 
     Spagnola was able to withdraw some of this money before the fraudulent activity was discovered by the bank and his account was frozen. 
     The investigating deputies were also assisted throughout the investigation by members of the Van Buren Co Sheriff's Office Detective Bureau as well.  A 3 count Felony Warrant for Uttering and Publishing with a $15,000 cash bond was issued on 4/28/10 after a thorough investigation by detectives and deputies. 
     Spagnola surrendered himself to the 7th District Court East on this warrant and posted bond on 5/6/10.

Investigating Officer:
Dep. Raymond W. Hochsprung.
Assisting Detectives:  D-Sgt. Thomas Macyauski, members of VBCSO Detective Bureau
Supervisor Contact:  On duty Sergeant, or Lt. William Lux at 269-657-2006, email

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