Woman accused of cashing fake check

online@thestate.comJanuary 29, 2013 

— A woman accused of cashing a fake check for more than $32,000 has been arrested, according to Lexington County Sheriff James Metts.

Joannie L. Colon, 34, is charged with forgery and defrauding a federally chartered or insured financial institution. She’s accused of cashing the fake check at the Bank of America branch on Regency Drive outside Irmo in October.

Colon, who is from Columbia, turned herself into the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday morning. She’s being held at the Lexington County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

R. Darren Price

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