Woman suspected of cashing stolen check turns herself in to Portsmouth Police

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Sherika L. Jones

Sherika L. Jones

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A 20-year-old woman has been arrested after turning herself into Portsmouth Police for cashing stolen checks.

The woman, Sherika L. Jones, was seen on surveillance video cashing a stolen check at the Branch Bank & Trust location in the 3300 block of High Street.

She presented a check valed over $1,000, belonging to the Unity Outreach Ministries of America to be cashed.

After the surveillance images were shown on the news, Jones turned herself into police.,

She has been charged with obtaining money by false pretenses. Additional charges may be pending.