A city man faces charges after allegedly attempting to cash a forged $1,000 check.
Daphiere Brandyn Grayes, 23, of 825 Park Ave., faces charges of criminal attempted forgery and felony forged writing.
On Dec. 9, 2011, police were contacted by United Check Cashing, 451 Hepburn St., and learned the business had received a fraudulent check.
According to police, Grayes came into the business and presented a check for $1,020 from "Gavlick, of Kingston." The check was made out to Grayes and noted as "paycheck."
When questioned by United Check Cashing staff, Grayes allegedly explained that it was his paycheck from a telemarketing agency, according to court records.
Employees contacted Gavlick Personnel Services Inc. and learned the check was a fraud.
The employees then contacted police. While they were on the telephone, Grayes allegedly ran from the establishment, leaving his "paycheck" behind.
Grayes was arraigned before District Judge Gary Whiteman on Aug. 21. He remains incarcerated in lieu of $10,000 bail.