Public Safety

Cedar Rapids man accused of cashing forged check

A Cedar Rapids police car. (Gazette file photo)
A Cedar Rapids police car. (Gazette file photo)

A Cedar Rapids man is accused of forgery after he allegedly trying to cash a forged check for more than $2,000.

According to the criminal complaint, Daniel R. Ramos III, 34, was identified on video surveillance on Nov. 1 as he attempted to cash an altered or forged check at Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust on First Avenue NE.

The complaint states the check came from the account of Five Seasons Auto Rebuilders and was valued at $2,590. Ramos allegedly provided his driver’s license to the bank teller who matched the information written on the check, police said.

Ramos faces a charge of forgery, a Class D felony. He made his initial appearance in Linn County District Court on Wednesday morning.

l Comments: (319) 398-8238; kat.russell@thegazette.com

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