2 people accused of crimes of the checkbook

WELLSBORO – Two individuals recently were charged with crimes involving check forgery and insufficient funds, according to documents filed at District Judge Robert Repard’s office.

Stephen Kascmar Jr., 35, of 280 Austin Road, allegedly wrote bad checks for $9,000 and $5,000 to pay for his account at Kennedy Home Center but did not have sufficient funds.

Kascmar awaits a June 18 preliminary hearing.

Casey A. Amaral, 36, of 508 Phippen Road, was charged with forgery after allegedly signing Shannon Amaral’s name on the back of a check, which subsequently bounced due to insufficient funds.

Casey Amaral awaits a June 18 preliminary hearing before Repard.