Tewksbury Man Faces 18 Charges In Connection With Bad Checks
Defendant allegedly cashed checks on an account that was closed.
A Tewksbury man, already facing charges for two unarmed robberies, is in trouble with the law again.
Christopher Hughes, 26, was arraigned in Lowell District Court last week, accused of passing $2,800 in bad checks to a local credit union, according to an article appearing in the Lowell Sun.
According to prosecuters, Hughes either cashed or else deposted and then withdrew cash against, six checks at the Tewksbury Federal Credit Union. the checks were allegedly written on an account that was closed.
Hughes is charged with five counts of larceny over $250, one count of larceny under $250, six counts of uttering, and six counts of check forgery, according to the Sun article. He pleaded not guilty to all charges. Bail was set at $3,000 and he is scheduled to be back in court on Nov. 7 for pre-trial conferencing.