Police: Woman Forged Papers Allowing Husband to Miss Court Course
An Ulster County woman is accused of forging notes that excused her husband from missing court mandated courses.
Members of the Ulster County Sheriff's Office arrested 36-year-old Sheilann B. Jones-Blackwell of Highland regarding an investigation into several forgeries committed while on probation with Ulster County.
Jones-Blackwell was charged with forgery and criminal possession of a forged instrument, both felonies.
Deputies received a report from Ulster County Probation alleging that Jones-Blackwell, while on probation, forged notes for her husband, who is also on probation, excusing him for missing court mandated courses.
Jones-Blackwell is accused of using stationary and names from the business she is employed at, police say.
Jones-Blackwell was arraigned in Ulster Town Court and released to reappear on a later date. The investigation is continuing and additional charges are possible, officials say.
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