Staunton Man Arrested On Forgery Charges

Waynesboro -- A Staunton man wanted on forgery charges was arrested Friday after two months on the run.

Rangers with the National Park Service arrested 36-year-old Matthew Allyn Hoffman on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Waynesboro police allege Hoffman went on a check forging and cashing spree in March.

Police say a 75-year-old Waynesboro woman told police she noticed some suspicious activity in her checking account.

She told police about $2,000 was missing from the account.

Hoffman is charged with 13 counts of forgery, 13 counts of passing a forged document and 13 counts of obtaining money by false pretenses.

Hoffman is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.


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