Sulphur woman booked on 59 counts of forgery - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sulphur woman booked on 59 counts of forgery

Kari D. Johns (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Kari D. Johns (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

A Sulphur woman was booked on 59 counts of forgery, according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

Kari D. Johns, 38, is accused of stealing from a local company that she worked for as a bookkeeper.

Johns is accused of forging the owner's signature to cash over $20,000 worth of checks at several local stores.

The arrest stemmed from an investigation of a complaint filed in August. The alleged forgeries happened between May 31 and July 18.

Johns was also booked on theft over $1,500.

Bond in the case was set by Judge Robert Wyatt at $79,000.

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