Woman arrested at Tallahassee bank for use of stolen check

Woman arrested at Tallahassee bank for use of stolen check
Posted at 8:15 AM, Jan 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-04 03:27:53-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXl) - A woman was arrested at a Tallahassee bank following an attempt to collect $800 by the use of a forged check and another person's identification.

Lesli Marie Elixson, 34, of Jacksonville, remained in the Leon County Detention Center on Thursday after being booked there Tuesday. Her bond is $11,000.

Her charges include fraud by depositing a bank item with intent to defraud, possessing the identification of another person without consent, uttering a false instrument, and possessing a controlled substance without a prescription.

Elixson entered the drive-thru bay at Regions Bank at 3621 Appalachee Parkway on Tuesday and gave the bank a forged check, according to a probable cause affidavit completed by a Leon County Sheriff deputy.

The bank recognized the check as one on a watch list as stolen and stalled Elixson until they called law enforcement.

In Elixson's purse, the deputy found a small amount of flakka, a synthetic stimulant.

After waiving her Miranda rights and agreeing to speak to the deputy, Elixson said she passed the check and the identification did not belong to her.

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