Man charged with forgery, bad checks


A Lyndeborough man is accused of writing rotten checks in Nashua, police report. Stephen Elliott, 27, 139 Forrest Road, was arrested late Monday morning on a warrant charging him with three felony counts of forgery, a Class B felony, police report. Detectives learned through an investigation that Elliott had taken personal checks from someone he knew and later cashed them at a downtown bank, police said. Elliott is being held at the Hillsborough County Dept. of Corrections on $3,500 personal recognizance bail pending his arraignment at Nashua District court, police said. The felony charge is punishable by up to seven years in prison plus fines, police said.