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Ledyard police arrest local man on numerous forgery charges

Published October 15. 2013 9:00AM   Updated October 15. 2013 9:33AM

Ledyard — A Norwich man was arrested this morning after police said he cashed numerous forged checks.

Ledyard police with the assistance of state police from Troop E in Montville went to Benjamin R. Iliff's home and took him into custody.

Iliff, 23, of 348 Scotland Road, was charged with seven counts of third-degree forgery and seven counts of sixth-degree larceny.

Ledyard police said that Illiff allegedly stole checks from a Gales Ferry residence and then took the forged checks to numerous banks in southeastern Connecticut.

Illiff was released on bond and is scheduled to appear in New London Superior Court on Oct. 29.

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