[Hpn] City check for homeless shelter reported stolen

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City check for homeless shelter reported stolen

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By Elizabeth Dinan

edinan@seacoastonline.com

February 01, 2008
PORTSMOUTH - Police are investigating the theft and attempted cashing of =
a $2,750 check, sent by the city to the Cross Roads House homeless =
shelter.

A former shelter resident is the prime suspect, said Sgt. Frank Warchol.

According to the city's public police log, the check was reported stolen =
3:21 p.m. Monday. Warchol said the check is one of four sent by the city =
to the shelter annually and an attempt was made to cash it at an =
undisclosed location.

Witness statements were taken and a stop payment order was made on the =
check, said Warchol.

Police Capt. Janet Champlin said the case is being investigated by =
Detective Chris Roth and while there is a suspect, she urged anyone with =
information about the case to notify police.

"Even if we do have a suspect, many times information we receive through =
Crime Stoppers will reaffirm the information we have," said Champlin.

Anonymous tips can be left on the Crime Stoppers phone line at 431-1199, =
or Crime Stoppers Web site at www.seacoastcrimestoppers.org.







William Charles Tinker, Sr.
New Hampshire Homeless
Founded 11-28-99
25 Granite Street
Northfield,N.H. 03276-1640 USA
Advocates,activists for disabled,displaced human rights.
1-603-286-2492
http://www.missingkids.com
http://www.nationalhomeless.org
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attempted cashing of a $2,750 check, sent by the city to the Cross Roads =
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homeless shelter.</P>
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reported stolen 3:21 p.m. Monday. Warchol said the check is one of four =
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the city to the shelter annually and an attempt was made to cash it at =
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