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Gaston man charged with stealing mom's checkbook, writing checks

Posted July 22, 2009 6:00 a.m. EDT

— A Gaston man is accused of stealing his mother's checkbook and writing several checks to three Roanoke Rapids businesses – Drug Co, Walgreen’s, and CVS/Pharmacy.

Halifax County Sheriff’s Deputy J. Sealey arrested Bobby Dale Turner on Monday. 

He was charged with 21 felonies and one misdemeanor, including seven counts of forgery of instrument, seven counts of uttering forged instrument, seven counts of obtaining property by false pretenses and one count of misdemeanor larceny.

Turner was being held on a $10,000 bond.